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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202717
Last updated: 12 October 2019
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172N Skyhawk
Registration: N4801D
C/n / msn: 17272362
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Snohomish County (Paine Field) Airport (KPAE), Everett, WA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Everett, WA (PAE)
Destination airport:Everett, WA (PAE)
Investigating agency: NTSB
The pilot reported that, during takeoff following a touch-and-go landing, the engine gauge readings appeared normal, the airplane lifted off the ground about 65 knots, and he applied nosedown pressure to stay in ground effect. The pilot reported that the airplane was not climbing nor was the airspeed increasing, so he lowered the nose further. He then attempted to climb by pulling back on the yoke and alternately building airspeed by lowering the nose multiple times with negative results. The pilot then reduced power to abort the takeoff. The airplane landed on the remaining runway, overran the end of the runway, and impacted a fence.
The airplane sustained substantial damage to the fuselage and both wings.
The pilot reported that there were no preaccident mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.
The passenger in the right seat provided a video showing the touch-and-go landing from the right seat looking forward through the windscreen. The instrument panel cannot be seen. During the landing, the airplane touched down about 200 ft beyond the approach end of the 3,004 ft-long runway. The pilot applied takeoff power, the airplane lifted off the runway, and continued in level flight in ground effect. The pitch attitude did not appear excessive, the stall warning horn was not audible, and there were no abnormal sounds from the engine. The pilot then reduced power to abort the takeoff. The airplane touched down near the departure end of the runway, and the camera panned downward for the remainder of the video.

Probable Cause: The pilot’s decision to abort the takeoff following a touch-and-go landing with too little runway remaining, which resulted in a runway overrun.



Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 3 months
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

09-Dec-2017 04:30 Geno Added
09-Dec-2017 08:11 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
09-Dec-2017 13:12 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
11-Dec-2017 17:50 jelliott Updated [Source, Embed code]
11-Dec-2017 19:59 Geno Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source, Narrative]
11-Dec-2017 20:52 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source]
15-Mar-2018 20:13 ASN Update Bot Updated [Operator, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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