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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 210281
Last updated: 21 February 2020
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Date:10-JAN-2018
Time:09:58
Type:Beechcraft B19
Owner/operator:Beech Club Llc
Registration: N24002
C/n / msn: MB-834
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Meadville, PA -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Meadville, PA (GKJ)
Destination airport:Meadville, PA (GKJ)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The student pilot reported that, during landing, a strong wind gust “pushed” the airplane left laterally across the runway. Subsequently, the airplane exited the left side of the runway, struck a snow bank, and then came to rest nose down perpendicular to the runway.
The airplane sustained substantial damage to the right wing.
The student pilot reported that there were no preaccident mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.
The automated weather observation system located on the airport reported that, about the time of the accident, the wind was variable at 3 knots. The student pilot landed on runway 07.



Probable Cause: The student pilot’s failure to maintain directional control during landing.


Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20180202X11309&key=1

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


Revision history:

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