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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202012
Last updated: 16 December 2019
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Date:31-MAR-1999
Time:12:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 150G
Owner/operator:Piedmont Flight Center
Registration: N8524J
C/n / msn: 150-66424
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Leonardtown, MD -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Training
Departure airport:2W6
Destination airport:
Narrative:
During a solo landing to Runway 29, the pilot experienced a 'wind shear' from the left. The right main landing gear struck the ground, and a porpoise ensued. The front landing gear collapsed and the propeller struck the runway. Approximately 3 minutes after exiting the airplane, the pilot observed 'the airplane on fire.' Winds were reported at an airport approximately 7 miles away, from 210 degrees at 9 knots. The pilot reported a total flight experience of 29 hours, including 3 hours of solo flight experience.
Probable Cause: The pilot's failure to maintain control of the airplane during a crosswind landing.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20001205X00388&key=1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Nov-2017 10:53 ASN Update Bot Added
29-Oct-2018 19:05 JINX Updated [Time, Aircraft type]

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