Accident Cessna 172N N6326F,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 268815
 
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Date:Saturday 30 December 2000
Time:11:42 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna 172N
Owner/operator:
Registration: N6326F
MSN: 17273191
Year of manufacture:1979
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Elkhart, Indiana -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Elkhart, IN (EKM)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
The aircraft was performing touch and goes when it slid into a snowbank on the side of the runway. The certified flight instructor (CFI) said, "Upon landing and rollout, the aircraft slide sideways on some ice, corrections were made, but no change." The aircraft subsequently struck the snowbank at the edge of the runway. The CFI reported no mechanical malfunction in his written report. The CFI reported that the dual student was at the controls at the time of the accident. A postaccident examination of the aircraft revealed no anomalies that could be associated with a preexisting condition.

Probable Cause: The loss of directional control by the student pilot and the inadequate remedial action and inadequate supervision by the certified flight instructor. Factors were the snow and ice covered runway and the snowbank.

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report

Sources:

NTSB CHI01LA058

Revision history:

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