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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 223443
Last updated: 25 April 2019
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C82R model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna R182
Registration: N7304T
C/n / msn: R18200027
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Mount Holly, NJ -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Caldwell, NJ (CDW)
Destination airport:Mount Holly, NJ (VAY)
Investigating agency: NTSB
The pilot reported that, during landing, while over the runway, he believed the “right wing lifted a bit,” and the airplane drifted left. The airplane touched down, veered left, and he applied right rudder. Subsequently, the airplane exited the left side of the runway and impacted trees.
The airplane sustained substantial damage to both wings and the fuselage.
The 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 at the accident airport reported that, about the time of the accident, the wind was variable at 5 knots. The pilot landed on runway 8.

Probable Cause: The pilot’s failure to maintain lateral control of the airplane during landing, which resulted in a loss of directional control and subsequent runway excursion.



Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 6 months
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

23-Mar-2019 09:05 ASN Update Bot Added

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