Accident Cessna 170 N2594V,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 163568
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Date:Sunday 26 January 2014
Type:Silhouette image of generic C170 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna 170
Registration: N2594V
MSN: 18239
Year of manufacture:1948
Total airframe hrs:2563 hours
Engine model:Continental C145 SERIES
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Wikieup, Arizona -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Wikieup, AZ (PVT)
Destination airport:Lake Havasu, AZ
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The pilot reported that during takeoff from a private dirt runway, the main wheel landing gear struck a dirt berm. Subsequently, the airplane nosed over and a postaccident fire ensued, which consumed the fuselage and inboard portion of both wings. The pilot reported no preaccident mechanical malfunctions or failures with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.
Probable Cause: The pilot's failure to maintain clearance from terrain during takeoff.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: WPR14CA107
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


FAA register:


Revision history:

27-Jan-2014 20:15 gerard57 Added
27-Jan-2014 22:59 Geno Updated [Registration, Cn, Location, Destination airport, Source]
31-Jan-2014 00:12 Geno Updated [Departure airport, Source]
23-Mar-2014 22:33 Geno Updated [Source, Narrative]
21-Dec-2016 19:28 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
29-Nov-2017 13:21 ASN Update Bot Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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