Saturday, May 27, 2017

Cessna 172 Skyhawk, N999AR: Student pilot veered off runway during touch and go landing, aircraft drove through scrub brush and was arrested by a barbed wire fence line




































AIRCRAFT:   1976 Cessna 172 Skyhawk N999AR, s/n: 1726006

ENGINE - Lycoming O-320-E2D, s/n:  L-340-27A

PROPELLER – McCauley 1C160/CTM 7557, s/n: 721318

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

Airframe: The airframe had a 100 hour inspection completed 03/13/2017 at Tach time 6059.5, TTAF 6059.5, Hobbs 3430.7, and an Annual Inspection on 04/18/16. 

The current Tach is 6089.41 and Hobbs 3470.0.

Engine:     The engine was overhauled at the last Annual inspection on 04/18/2016 at Tach 5896.35.  The current Tach is 6089.41

Propeller:  The prop log records a 100 hour inspection on 03/13/2017 at Tach 6059.5, Hobbs 3430.7, and TSMOH 2849.47. 

EQUIPMENT:  GNS 430, GMA 340 (copilot), GTX 327, Inop MX 300 COM

DESCRIPTION OF ACCIDENT:  Student pilot veered off runway during touch and go landing. The aircraft drove through scrub brush and was arrested by a barbed wire fence line.

DESCRIPTION OF DAMAGES:  The prop requires inspection and the engine requires a prop strike inspection.  The damage also includes but may not be limited to damage to the leading edge of both wings where the wings came into contact with trees.  The right wingtip is destroyed. A metal fence stave/post sliced the belly of the aircraft open with a five foot gash aft of the left main landing gear.

LOCATION OF AIRCRAFT:   The aircraft was recovered to the Monroeville Airport FBO line where it is tied down.

REMARKS:  Logbooks include ONLY the following: 

Airframe log - starts March of 2004 - the insured states the prior owner confirmed there are no prior logs.

Engine log starts at the OH 03/24/15

Prop log starts at the OH on 08/24/2009

Read more here:  http://www.avclaims.com/N999AR.htm

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