Monday, May 16, 2016

Cessna 172RG Cutlass, Black Ridge Partners LLC, N6281V: Accident occurred May 13, 2016 in North Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada


FAA Flight Standards District Office: FAA Las Vegas FSDO-19

NTSB Identification: WPR16LA109
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Friday, May 13, 2016 in Las Vegas, NV
Aircraft: CESSNA 172RG, registration: N6281V
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. Any errors in this report will be corrected when the final report has been completed. NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

On May 13, 2016, about 1415 Pacific daylight time, a Cessna 172RG airplane, N6281V, sustained substantial damage following a loss of control and runway excursion at the North Las Vegas Airport, Las Vegas, Nevada. The commercial pilot was not injured. The airplane was registered to Black Ridge Partners, LLC and was operated by the pilot as a personal flight under the provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed and no Federal Aviation Administration flight plan had been filed for the flight.

The pilot reported that following a normal touch down, the airplane veered slightly to the left, and she corrected with right rudder. Then the airplane veered to the left again, and did not react to brake or rudder control inputs. Subsequently, the airplane exited the left side of the runway and struck a runway distance remaining sign, resulting in substantial damage to the left wing and left horizontal stabilizer.

A detailed examination of the airframe is pending.

AIRCRAFT:   1980 Cessna 172 RGII Cutlass RG, N6281V Serial No. 172RG00607

ENGINE – Lycoming O-360-F1A6, Serial No. L-28665-36A

PROPELLER – Destroyed

APPROXIMATE TOTAL HOURS (estimated TT & TSMO from logbooks or other information):

ENGINE:   1265.3 SMOH
PROPELLER:    Damaged

AIRFRAME:        4135.1              

OTHER EQUIPMENT:      Basic Instruments, RT385A, KMA24, KLN88, KX155
DESCRIPTION OF ACCIDENT:  Veered off runway and struck a sign. This caused the gear to collapse.  

DESCRIPTION OF DAMAGES:    The damages are to the propeller, cowling, gear and wing. 

LOCATION OF AIRCRAFT:    Elite Aviation at North Las Vegas, NV 

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