Friday, April 12, 2019

Loss of Control on Ground: Cessna 172P Skyhawk, N9964L; accident occurred April 11, 2019 and Incident occurred June 06, 2018 at Fullerton Municipal Airport (KFUL), Orange County, California

Additional Participating Entity: 
Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Long Beach, 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

http://registry.faa.gov/N9964L

Location: Fullteron, CA
Accident Number: GAA19CA203
Date & Time: 04/11/2019, 1130 PDT
Registration: N9964L
Aircraft: Cessna 172
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Defining Event: Loss of control on ground
Injuries: 1 None
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General Aviation - Instructional 

The student pilot reported that, during the landing roll, he applied brakes, but the airplane began to veer to the left. He corrected with right rudder, but the airplane exited the runway to the left and nosed over.

The airplane sustained substantial damage to the left wing and rudder.

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

About the time of the accident, the automated weather reporting station, located on the airport, reported that the wind was from 220° at 5 knots. The student pilot was landing the airplane on runway 24. 

Student Pilot Information

Certificate: Student
Age: 29, Male
Airplane Rating(s): None
Seat Occupied: Left
Other Aircraft Rating(s): None
Restraint Used: Unknown
Instrument Rating(s): None
Second Pilot Present: No
Instructor Rating(s): None
Toxicology Performed: No
Medical Certification: Class 3 Without Waivers/Limitations
Last FAA Medical Exam: 01/21/2016
Occupational Pilot: No
Last Flight Review or Equivalent: 04/08/2019
Flight Time:  (Estimated) 142 hours (Total, all aircraft), 60 hours (Total, this make and model), 11.5 hours (Pilot In Command, all aircraft)

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: Cessna
Registration: N9964L
Model/Series: 172 P
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Year of Manufacture: 1986
Amateur Built: No
Airworthiness Certificate: Normal
Serial Number: 17276652
Landing Gear Type: Tricycle
Seats: 4
Date/Type of Last Inspection:  100 Hour
Certified Max Gross Wt.: 2400 lbs
Time Since Last Inspection:
Engines: 1 Reciprocating
Airframe Total Time:
Engine Manufacturer: Lycoming
ELT: Installed, not activated
Engine Model/Series: O-320 SERIES
Registered Owner: Hess Drew C
Rated Power: 160 hp
Operator: Fun Outside Aviation
Operating Certificate(s) Held: None 

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

Conditions at Accident Site: Visual Conditions
Condition of Light: Day
Observation Facility, Elevation: KFUL, 96 ft msl
Distance from Accident Site: 0 Nautical Miles
Observation Time: 1853 UTC
Direction from Accident Site: 85°
Lowest Cloud Condition: Clear
Visibility:  10 Miles
Lowest Ceiling: None
Visibility (RVR):
Wind Speed/Gusts: 5 knots /
Turbulence Type Forecast/Actual: None / None
Wind Direction: 220°
Turbulence Severity Forecast/Actual: N/A / N/A
Altimeter Setting: 30 inches Hg
Temperature/Dew Point: 22°C / 8°C
Precipitation and Obscuration: No Obscuration; No Precipitation
Departure Point: Fullteron, CA (FUL)
Type of Flight Plan Filed: None
Destination: Fullteron, CA (FUL)
Type of Clearance: VFR
Departure Time: 1100 PDT
Type of Airspace: Class D

Airport Information

Airport: Fullerton Muni (FUL)
Runway Surface Type: Asphalt
Airport Elevation: 96 ft
Runway Surface Condition: Dry
Runway Used: 24
IFR Approach: None
Runway Length/Width: 3121 ft / 75 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: 33.871944, -117.979722 (est)



FULLERTON (CBSLA) – No one was hurt after a Cessna crash landed at Fullerton Municipal Airport Thursday morning.

Sometime before noon, the Cessna 172 flipped over after landing on Runway 24, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.

There were two people aboard, but neither was hurt, the FAA reports.

A group of firefighters conducting a drill nearby at the time responded to the scene, according to Metro Net Fire dispatchers.

Fullerton police were assisting the FAA with the investigation into what exactly caused the crash.


https://losangeles.cbslocal.com

June 06, 2018: Aircraft experienced a bird strike on departure.

Date: 06-JUN-18
Time: 03:15:00Z
Regis#: N9964L
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 172P
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: MINOR
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: TAKEOFF (TOF)
Operation: 91
City: FULLERTON
State: CALIFORNIA

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