Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Cessna 172M Skyhawk, Aerial Skyventures Inc., N5249R: Accident occurred November 19, 2016 at Woodbine Municipal Airport (KOBI), Cape May County, New Jersey

Aviation Accident Final Report - National Transportation Safety Board: https://app.ntsb.gov/pdf

Docket And Docket Items  -   National Transportation Safety Board: https://dms.ntsb.gov/pubdms

AERIAL SKYVENTURES INC: http://registry.faa.gov/N5249R

FAA Flight Standards District Office: FAA Philadelphia FSDO-17

Docket And Docket Items - National Transportation Safety Board:   https://dms.ntsb.gov/pubdms

Aviation Accident Factual Report - National Transportation Safety Board:  https://app.ntsb.gov/pdf

NTSB Identification: GAA17CA080
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, November 19, 2016 in Woodbine, NJ
Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/06/2017
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N5249R
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators used data provided by various entities, including, but not limited to, the Federal Aviation Administration and/or the operator and did not travel in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft accident report.

The solo student pilot reported that during the landing flare, the airplane encountered a wind gust and began to porpoise on the runway. The student pilot further reported that the nose wheel collapsed, the airplane skidded off the runway to the left, and nosed over. 

The fuselage, vertical stabilizer, and both wings sustained substantial damage.

The student pilot did not report any preaccident mechanical malfunctions or failures with the airplane would have precluded normal operation.
An automated weather observing system 14 nautical miles from the accident airport, about the time of the accident, reported the wind at 160 degrees true at 12 knots. The student pilot reported that he landed on runway 13.

The student pilot failed to submit the National Transportation Safety Board Form 6120.1 Pilot/ Operator Aircraft Accident/ Incident Report.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident as follows:

The student pilot's improper landing flare, which resulted in a porpoised landing.

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