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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 42091
Last updated: 18 September 2019
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Date:30-NOV-1994
Time:11:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N7099A
C/n / msn: 29199
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Lawton, OK -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE PRIVATE PILOT, ON A LOCAL FLIGHT TOOK OFF WITH A QUARTERING TAIL WIND OF 13 KNOTS, UP-HILL, USING ONLY HALF THE AVAILABLE GRASS RUNWAY. FOLLOWING CLIMB OUT TO 15 OR 20 FEET, THE AIRCRAFT SETTLED AND IMPACTED THE GROUND HARD, NOSE GEAR FIRST, SEPARATING THE NOSE GEAR FROM THE AIRCRAFT. CAUSE: THE PILOT'S FAILURE TO ATTAIN SUFFICIENT AIRSPEED DURING TAKEOFF RESULTING IN A STALL. FACTORS WERE THE PILOT'S SELECTION OF THE DOWNWIND RUNWAY AND HIS FAILURE TO USE ALL AVAILABBLE RUNWAY.

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001206X02606


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:24 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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