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Last updated: 9 October 2021
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Date:04-OCT-2019
Time:12:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172R Skyhawk
Owner/operator:NMIMS Academy of Aviation
Registration: VT-HRP
MSN: 17281533
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Shirpur -   India
Phase: Approach
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Shirpur Airstrip
Destination airport:Shirpur Airstrip
Investigating agency: AAIB India
Narrative:
On October 5, 2019, at 0628 coordinated universal time, a Cessna 172R airplane, VT-HRP, collided with a fence during approach at the Shirpur Airport, Maharashtra, India. The student pilot was injured and the airplane was substantially damaged. The airplane was operated under the pertinent civil regulations of the Government of India.

3.2 PROBABLE CAUSE OF THE ACCIDENT
Aircraft was high on approach during landing phase. The aircraft speed had dropped to stalling speed which coupled with delayed / improper corrective measure to recover the aircraft from approaching left wing stall, resulted into the accident.

Sources:

https://www.news18.com/news/india/cessna-aircraft-crash-at-flying-academy-in-maharashtras-shirpur-dgca-to-probe-2335355.html
https://www.outlookindia.com/newsscroll/cessna-aircraft-crash-in-shirpur-dgca-to-probe/1634883

NTSB
https://aaib.gov.in/Reports/2019/Accident/Final%20report%20VT-HRP,%20Shirpur%2004.10.2019.pdf

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: AAIB India
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Oct-2019 08:10 gerard57 Added
06-Oct-2019 10:15 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
10-Nov-2019 11:15 Captain Adam Updated [Registration, Cn, Total fatalities, Phase, Source, Narrative]
12-Jan-2020 18:42 Anon. Updated [Total fatalities]
11-Oct-2020 06:59 KagurazakaHanayo Updated [Source, Narrative]
11-Oct-2020 09:11 harro Updated [Source, Accident report]
09-May-2021 11:49 royrohan Updated [Narrative]

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