Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Cessna 172L, N7547G: Accident occurred April 03, 2017 at Twisp Municipal Airport (2S0), Okanogan County, Washington

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

NTSB Identification: GAA17CA216
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Monday, April 03, 2017 in Twisp, WA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/17/2017
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N7547G
Injuries: 2 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 pilot reported that, about 50 ft above the runway, a wind gust from the south caused the airplane to drift. The pilot added that she attempted to go around but was unsuccessful. The right wing impacted the ground, and the airplane cartwheeled. 

The airplane sustained substantial damage to both wings.

The pilot reported that there were no preimpact mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airframe or engine that would have precluded normal operation. 

According to the pilot, the wind about the time of the accident was variable from 6° to 8°, gusting to between 10 and 12 knots. The airplane was landing on runway 28.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident as follows:
The pilot’s failure to maintain crosswind correction during landing, which resulted in the airplane cartwheeling.

The pilot reported that, about 50 ft. above the runway, a gust of wind from the south caused the airplane to drift. The pilot added that, she attempted to go-around but was unsuccessful. The right wing impacted the ground and subsequently, the airplane cartwheeled. 

The airplane sustained substantial damage to both wings.

The pilot reported that there were no preimpact mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airframe or engine that would have precluded normal operation. 

According to the pilot, the wind about the time of the accident was variable from 6° to 8°, wind gusts 10 to 12 knots. The airplane was landing on runway 28.

Additional Participating Entity:
Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Spokane, Washington

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

http://registry.faa.gov/N7547G


NTSB Identification: GAA17CA216
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Monday, April 03, 2017 in Twisp, WA
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N7547G
Injuries: 2 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 pilot reported that, about 50 ft. above the runway, a gust of wind from the south caused the airplane to drift. The pilot added that, she attempted to go-around but was unsuccessful. The right wing impacted the ground and subsequently, the airplane cartwheeled.

The airplane sustained substantial damage to both wings.

The pilot reported that there were no preimpact mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airframe or engine that would have precluded normal operation. 

According to the pilot, the wind about the time of the accident was variable from 6° to 8°, wind gusts 10 to 12 knots. The airplane was landing on runway 28.


















AIRCRAFT:   1970 Cessna 172L; N7547G; sn 17259247

ENGINE- M&M, S/N:   Lycoming O-320-E2D sn L-28156-27A

PROPELLER – M&M, S/N:  McCauley CTM7557   sn 725016

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

ENGINE:  5523 TT     1222 SMOH   

PROPELLER: Unk TT    804 SMOH     

AIRFRAME:   5523 TT                                  

OTHER EQUIPMENT:  King KMA20, King KX175B, King KX175B, Narco AT50

DESCRIPTION OF ACCIDENT:  Aircraft flipped on landing.

DESCRIPTION OF DAMAGES:    Damage includes, but not limited to, prop strike, both wings, top of Cabin, rudder, vertical stabilizer.  See photos for additional details.
     
LOCATION OF AIRCRAFT:   Private Hangar: Twisp,  WA

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Neat 'lil airport. Nice folks. It's operated by Town of Twisp. Runway 2,701 feet by 60 feet - paved.