Sunday, May 8, 2016

Cessna 172RG Cutlass, Metroplex Flight Services LLC, N5097V: Incident occurred May 05, 2016 in Fort Worth, Texas








AIRCRAFT: 1980 Cessna 172RG SN# 172RG0447 N5097V 

ENGINE:       Lycoming 0-360-F1A6   SN# L-26922-36A          

PROPELLER: McCauley B2D34C220-B

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

ENGINE: 5,269.5 TT    596.9 SMOH by Mattituck on 7/13/2011          

PROPELLER: N/A – destroyed                 

AIRFRAME:  5,945.5 TTSN                      

OTHER EQUIPMENT: Garmin GMA340, 430, 530, GTX 330, STEC 50, EDM 730   

DESCRIPTION OF ACCIDENT: Flight school aircraft landed wheels-up on 5/5/2016 

DESCRIPTION OF DAMAGES: Engine suffered high power sudden stoppage with both blades loose in hub and curled forward.  Internal engine damage likely. Nose gear doors damaged, belly skins have substantial heavy abrasion with forward bulkhead damaged, belly formers damaged, all lower antennas destroyed, aft fuselage belly mount whip antenna pulled out with skins torn.  Aircraft has been dismantled for transport.           

LOCATION OF AIRCRAFT: Flying T Repair Station    Anna, TX              

REMARKS: Prior structural damage history noted in logs    

Read more here:  http://www.avclaims.com

METROPLEX FLIGHT SERVICES LLC: http://registry.faa.gov/N5097V

Date: 05-MAY-16
Time: 21:58:00Z
Regis#: N5097V
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 172RG
Event Type: Incident
Highest Injury: None
Damage: Minor
Activity: Personal
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91
FAA Flight Standards District Office:  FAA Fort Worth AFW FSDO-19
City: FORT WORTH
State: Texas

AIRCRAFT EXPERIENCED A GEAR UP LANDING, FORT WORTH, TX.

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