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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 65215
Last updated: 3 January 2020
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Date:26-MAY-2009
Time:12:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172A
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N6843X
C/n / msn: 47743
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Glenburn, Maine (Bangor International Airport) -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Bangor, ME (BGR)
Destination airport:Glenburn, ME
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The pilot landed on runway 01, a 1,900-foot-long grass runway. He stated that he was “too high, too fast on final.” The airplane overran the end of the runway, went up an embankment, and sustained substantial damage to the firewall and fuselage. The winds reported at an airport 6 miles to the south of the accident location were 210 degrees at 8 knots. The pilot did not report any mechanical failures or malfunctions of the airplane.
Probable Cause: The pilot's misjudgment of distance and speed during landing.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20090527X30446&key=1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-May-2009 10:14 slowkid Added
21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
02-Dec-2017 14:54 ASN Update Bot Updated [Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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