Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Cessna 172H Skyhawk, N8251L: Accident occurred July 22, 2019 near Lake Texoma State Park Airport (F31), Kingston, Marshall County, Oklahoma

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

Additional Participating Entity:
Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 

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


Location: Kingston, OK
Accident Number: CEN19LA233
Date & Time: 07/22/2019, 1150 CDT
Registration: N8251L
Aircraft: Cessna 172
Injuries: 3 None
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General Aviation - Personal 

On July 22, 2019, about 1150 central daylight time, a Cessna 172 airplane, N8251L, collided with a vehicle and terrain near Kingston, Oklahoma. The uncertificated pilot and 2 passengers were not injured, and the airplane was substantially damaged. The airplane was registered to and operated by a private individual under the provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 as a personal flight. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed for the flight, which operated without a flight plan. The flight was originating at the time of the accident.

According to information provided by the Federal Aviation Administration, the airplane had just departed the Lake Texoma Airport to the north. The pilot perceived a loss of engine power and the airplane would not climb as expected. The airplane collided with a truck traveling on a highway and the airplane collided with terrain to the north of the highway.

The airplane was retained for further examination.

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: Cessna
Registration: N8251L
Model/Series: 172 H
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Amateur Built: No
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: KGYI, 749 ft msl
Observation Time: 1150 CDT
Distance from Accident Site: 17 Nautical Miles
Temperature/Dew Point: 32°C / 22°C
Lowest Cloud Condition: Clear
Wind Speed/Gusts, Direction: 13 knots / 15 knots, 300°
Lowest Ceiling:
Visibility:  10 Miles
Altimeter Setting: 30.05 inches Hg
Type of Flight Plan Filed:
Departure Point:

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 1 None
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Passenger Injuries: 2 None
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries: N/A
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 3 None
Latitude, Longitude: 33.999167, -96.641944 (est)

KINGSTON, Oklahoma -- A small plane crashed after taking off in Marshall County off Highway 70.

Oklahoma Highway Patrol told KTEN the plane was taking off from the small airstrip across from the Chickasaw Pointe Vista Golf Course when it lost power.

The plane struck a road sign and a eastbound truck, according to officials. No injuries were reported.

State troopers said the pilot was flying with an expired student pilot license and also had two passengers in the plane. According to law, you can't have passengers as a student pilot.

The Federal Aviation Administration is taking over the investigation and is on their way to Marshall County.

Original article can be found here ➤ http://www.kten.com

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