Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Cessna 195, N2100C: Accident occurred August 10, 2017 at Newnan–Coweta County Airport (KCCO), Georgia

The National Transportation Safety Board did not travel to the scene of this accident.

Additional Participating Entity: 
Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Atlanta, Georgia

Aviation Accident Preliminary Report - National Transportation Safety Board:

NTSB Identification: ERA17LA324
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Thursday, August 10, 2017 in Newman, GA
Aircraft: CESSNA 195, registration: N2100C
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 August 10, 2017, about 1700 eastern daylight time, a Cessna 195, N2100C, was substantially damaged during takeoff from Newnan Coweta County Airport (CCO), Newnan, Georgia. The airline transport pilot was not injured. The personal flight was conducted under the provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed and no flight plan was filed for the local flight.

According to the pilot, he taxied the airplane to active runway for takeoff. During takeoff roll, the airplane veered to the left. The pilot attempted to correct the turn but was unsuccessful. The airplane departed the left side of the runway, collided with a taxiway light and came to rest in the grass adjacent to the runway.

Examination of the airplane by a Federal Aviation administration (FAA) inspector revealed that the fuselage was buckled. The airplane was retained for further examination.

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