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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 212488
Last updated: 21 February 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172R
Owner/operator:Moore Aviation Inc
Registration: N987AV
C/n / msn: 17280585
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Beaver Falls, PA -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Beaver Falls, PA (BVI)
Destination airport:Beaver Falls, PA (BVI)
Investigating agency: NTSB
The student pilot reported that, during landing, the left wheel rose off the ground and that the airplane veered to the right. The right wing hit snow piles, and the nose landing gear sheared off.
The airplane sustained substantial damage to the engine mount.
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 station located on the airport reported that, about 28 minutes before the accident, the wind was from 330° at 5 knots. The airplane landed on runway 28.

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



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

Revision history:

22-Jun-2018 07:38 ASN Update Bot Added

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