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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 198990
Last updated: 15 October 2021
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Date:23-DEC-2016
Time:09:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 150F
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N7961F
MSN: 15064061
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Warren, MN -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Warren, MN (D37)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The noncertificated pilot reported that, while he was taxiing to test the brakes, the airplane slid to the right, impacted a snowbank, and nosed over. He added that “this was not a flight, takeoff or landing. Simply went off [the] runway during a taxi test of [the] brakes.”
However, in a statement provided by the Sheriff’s office to the Federal Aviation Administration, the pilot stated that he was low on fuel and that, after he landed, he hit a snowdrift and nosed over.
The pilot reported no preaccident mechanical malfunctions or failures with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.


Probable Cause: The noncertificated pilot’s failure to maintain directional control during the landing, which resulted in a runway excursion.


Sources:

NTSB

Accident investigation:
cover
  
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report
Location


Revision history:

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