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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202174
Last updated: 11 August 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-180
Owner/operator:Safeguard Investment Services
Registration: N32194
C/n / msn: 28-7505036
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:North Platte, NE -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Sheridan, WY (SHR)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
In a written statement, the pilot stated, 'the final approach was as expected, however at the moment of flare, a strong gust of wind from 320 degrees moved us 80 feet off the runway.' The pilot reported no preexisting anomalies with the airplane, and none were found during a postaccident examination. The reported wind at the time of the accident was 340 degrees at 29 knots, gusting to 39 knots, with a peak wind of 320 degrees at 47 knots.
Probable Cause: The pilot's inadequate compensation for gusty wind conditions. Factors associated with the accident were the gusty, high, wind conditions, and the pilot's continued flight into adverse weather.



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26-Nov-2017 12:42 ASN Update Bot Added

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