Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Cessna 150L, N7313G, Olson Products Inc dba Flight Services of Medina: Accident occurred October 08, 2017 at Medina Municipal Airport (1G5), Ohio

Additional Participating Entity:
Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Cleveland, Ohio

Aviation Accident Factual Report - National Transportation Safety Board:

Olson Products Inc dba Flight Services of Medina

Location: Medina, OH
Accident Number: GAA18CA008
Date & Time: 10/08/2017, 1645 EDT
Registration: N7313G
Aircraft: CESSNA 150
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Defining Event: Hard landing
Injuries: 1 None
Flight Conducted Under:  Part 91: General Aviation - Instructional

The solo student pilot reported that, during landing, the airplane landed hard and bounced. He added that the airplane porpoised before coming to rest on the runway.

The airplane sustained substantial damage to the engine mounts.

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

Student Pilot Information

Certificate: Student
Age: 22, Male
Airplane Rating(s): None
Seat Occupied: Left
Other Aircraft Rating(s): None
Restraint Used: 3-point
Instrument Rating(s): None
Second Pilot Present: No
Instructor Rating(s): None
Toxicology Performed: No
Medical Certification: Class 3 With Waivers/Limitations
Last FAA Medical Exam: 05/24/2017
Occupational Pilot: No
Last Flight Review or Equivalent: 
Flight Time: (Estimated) 18 hours (Total, all aircraft), 17 hours (Total, this make and model), 1 hours (Pilot In Command, all aircraft), 11 hours (Last 90 days, all aircraft), 6 hours (Last 30 days, all aircraft) 

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Manufacturer: CESSNA
Registration: N7313G
Model/Series: 150 L
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Year of Manufacture: 1973
Amateur Built: No
Airworthiness Certificate: Utility
Serial Number: 15074645
Landing Gear Type: Tricycle
Seats: 2
Date/Type of Last Inspection:  Unknown
Certified Max Gross Wt.: 1600 lbs
Time Since Last Inspection: 
Engines: 1 Reciprocating
Airframe Total Time: 
Engine Manufacturer: CONT MOTOR
ELT: Not installed
Engine Model/Series: O-200 SERIES
Rated Power: 100 hp
Operator: On file
Operating Certificate(s) Held: None

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

Conditions at Accident Site: Visual Conditions
Condition of Light: Day
Observation Facility, Elevation: KAKR, 1101 ft msl
Observation Time: 2054 UTC
Distance from Accident Site: 15 Nautical Miles
Direction from Accident Site: 113°
Lowest Cloud Condition: Scattered / 7000 ft agl
Temperature/Dew Point: 22°C / 15°C
Lowest Ceiling: Overcast / 9500 ft agl
Visibility:  10 Miles
Wind Speed/Gusts, Direction: 3 knots, 140°
Visibility (RVR): 
Altimeter Setting: 29.91 inches Hg
Visibility (RVV): 
Precipitation and Obscuration: No Obscuration; No Precipitation
Departure Point: Medina, OH (1G5)
Type of Flight Plan Filed: None
Destination: Medina, OH (1G5)
Type of Clearance: None
Departure Time: 1615 EDT
Type of Airspace: Class G

Airport Information

Airport: MEDINA MUNI (1G5)
Runway Surface Type: Asphalt
Airport Elevation: 1189 ft
Runway Surface Condition: Dry
Runway Used: 19
IFR Approach: None
Runway Length/Width: 2868 ft / 60 ft
VFR Approach/Landing: Full Stop; Traffic Pattern

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 1 None
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Passenger Injuries: N/A
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries: N/A
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 1 None
Latitude, Longitude:  41.131667, -81.761944 (est)

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