Monday, September 25, 2017

Cessna 172S Skyhawk, N520KS, Hanseo USA LLC: Accident occurred September 22, 2017 at Chino Airport (KCNO), San Bernardino County, California

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

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

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Riverside, California

Hanseo U.S.A. LLC:  http://registry.faa.gov/N520KS


Location: Chino, CA

Accident Number: GAA17CA573
Date & Time: 09/22/2017, 1000 PDT
Registration: N520KS
Aircraft: CESSNA 172
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Defining Event: Birdstrike
Injuries: 3 None
Flight Conducted Under:  Part 91: General Aviation - Instructional

The flight instructor reported that, while the student pilot was flying on downwind, he noticed a bird approaching the airplane. He added that he took the flight controls from the student, banked left, but the airplane struck the bird. The airplane landed without further incident.

The airplane sustained substantial damage to the left wing.

The flight instructor reported that there were no preaccident mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.

The Federal Aviation Administration Airport Facility Diagram page for the airport in part stated: "Birds and wildlife on and invof [in vincinity of] arpt."

Flight Instructor Information

Certificate: Flight Instructor; Commercial
Age: 30, Male
Airplane Rating(s): Multi-engine Land; Single-engine Land
Seat Occupied: Right
Other Aircraft Rating(s): None
Restraint Used: 3-point
Instrument Rating(s): Airplane
Second Pilot Present: Yes
Instructor Rating(s): Airplane Multi-engine; Airplane Single-engine; Instrument Airplane
Toxicology Performed: No
Medical Certification: Class 1 Without Waivers/Limitations
Last FAA Medical Exam: 05/12/2016
Occupational Pilot: Yes
Last Flight Review or Equivalent: 09/13/2017
Flight Time:  (Estimated) 530 hours (Total, all aircraft), 450 hours (Total, this make and model), 457 hours (Pilot In Command, all aircraft), 230 hours (Last 90 days, all aircraft), 98 hours (Last 30 days, all aircraft), 6 hours (Last 24 hours, all aircraft)
  
Student Pilot Information

Certificate: Student
Age: 28, Male
Airplane Rating(s): None
Seat Occupied: Left
Other Aircraft Rating(s): None
Restraint Used: 3-point
Instrument Rating(s): None
Second Pilot Present: Yes
Instructor Rating(s): None
Toxicology Performed: No
Medical Certification: Class 1 Without Waivers/Limitations
Last FAA Medical Exam: 04/05/2017
Occupational Pilot: No
Last Flight Review or Equivalent:
Flight Time:  (Estimated) 10 hours (Total, all aircraft), 10 hours (Total, this make and model), 10 hours (Last 90 days, all aircraft), 10 hours (Last 30 days, all aircraft), 1 hours (Last 24 hours, all aircraft)
  
Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Manufacturer: CESSNA
Registration: N520KS
Model/Series: 172 S
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Year of Manufacture: 2004
Amateur Built: No
Airworthiness Certificate: Normal
Serial Number: 172S9734
Landing Gear Type: Tricycle
Seats: 4
Date/Type of Last Inspection: 09/20/2017, 100 Hour
Certified Max Gross Wt.: 2550 lbs
Time Since Last Inspection:  
Engines: 1 Reciprocating
Airframe Total Time: 8073.3 Hours as of last inspection
Engine Manufacturer: LYCOMING
ELT: Installed, not activated
Engine Model/Series: IO-360-L2A
Registered Owner: Hanseo USA LLC
Rated Power: 180 hp
Operator: Hanseo USA LLC
Operating Certificate(s) Held: Pilot School (141)

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

Conditions at Accident Site: Visual Conditions
Condition of Light: Day
Observation Facility, Elevation: KCNO, 650 ft msl
Observation Time: 1653 UTC
Distance from Accident Site: 1 Nautical Miles
Direction from Accident Site: 290°
Lowest Cloud Condition: Scattered / 4000 ft agl
Temperature/Dew Point: 19°C / 9°C
Lowest Ceiling: 
Visibility:  10 Miles
Wind Speed/Gusts, Direction: 3 knots, 120°
Visibility (RVR): 
Altimeter Setting: 29.91 inches Hg
Visibility (RVV): 
Precipitation and Obscuration: No Obscuration; No Precipitation
Departure Point: Chino, CA (CNO)
Type of Flight Plan Filed: None
Destination: Chino, CA (CNO)
Type of Clearance: VFR
Departure Time: 0920 PDT
Type of Airspace: Class D

Airport Information

Airport: CHINO (CNO)
Runway Surface Type: Asphalt
Airport Elevation: 650 ft
Runway Surface Condition: Dry
Runway Used: 26L
IFR Approach: None
Runway Length/Width: 7000 ft / 150 ft
VFR Approach/Landing: Traffic Pattern

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 2 None
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Passenger Injuries: 1 None
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries: N/A
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries:  3 None

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