Monday, December 07, 2020

Ground Collision: Cessna 172S Skyhawk SP, N536ND and Cessna 172S Skyhawk SP, N550ND; Accident occurred January 08, 2020 at Flagler Executive Airport (KFIN), Palm Coast, Florida






Aviation Accident Factual Report - National Transportation Safety Board

Additional Participating Entity:
Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Orlando, Florida

Investigation Docket - National Transportation Safety Board:

Phoenix East Aviation 



Location: Palm Coast, Florida 
Accident Number: ERA20CA140
Date & Time: January 8, 2020, 07:47 Local 
Registration: N536ND (A1); N550ND (A2)
Aircraft: Cessna 172 (A1); Cessna 172 (A2) 
Aircraft Damage: Substantial (A1); Minor (A2)
Defining Event: Ground collision
Injuries: 1 None (A1); 1 None (A2)
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation - Instructional (A1); Part 91: General aviation - Instructional (A2) 

Student pilot Information (A1)

Certificate: Student Age: 24
Airplane Rating(s): None 
Seat Occupied: Left
Other Aircraft Rating(s): None 
Restraint Used: Lap only
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: November 12, 2019
Occupational Pilot: No 
Last Flight Review or Equivalent:
Flight Time: 54 hours (Total, all aircraft), 54 hours (Total, this make and model), 6 hours (Pilot In Command, all aircraft), 54 hours (Last 90 days, all aircraft), 19 hours (Last 30 days, all aircraft), 2 hours (Last 24 hours, all aircraft)

Student pilot Information (A2)

Certificate: Student 
Age: 24
Airplane Rating(s): None 
Seat Occupied: Left
Other Aircraft Rating(s): None
Restraint Used: Lap only
Instrument Rating(s): None 
Second Pilot Present: No
Instructor Rating(s): None
Toxicology Performed: No
Medical Certification: 
Last FAA Medical Exam:
Occupational Pilot: No 
Last Flight Review or Equivalent:
Flight Time:

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information (A1)

Aircraft Make: Cessna
Registration: N536ND
Model/Series: 172 S
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Year of Manufacture: 2009 
Amateur Built: No
Airworthiness Certificate: Normal; Utility 
Serial Number: 172S10932
Landing Gear Type: Tricycle
Seats: 4
Date/Type of Last Inspection: December 20, 2019 100 hour Certified
Max Gross Wt.: 2550 lbs
Time Since Last Inspection: 63 Hrs 
Engines: 1 Reciprocating
Airframe Total Time: 8920.7 Hrs at time of accident
Engine Manufacturer: Lycoming
ELT: C91A installed, not activated 
Engine Model/Series: IO-360-L2A
Registered Owner: 
Rated Power: 180 Horsepower
Operator:
Operating Certificate(s) Held: Pilot school (141)

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information (A2)

Aircraft Make: Cessna
Registration: N550ND
Model/Series: 172 S 
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Year of Manufacture: 2009 
Amateur Built: No
Airworthiness Certificate: Normal; Utility 
Serial Number: 172S10992
Landing Gear Type: Tricycle
Seats: 4
Date/Type of Last Inspection: 
Certified Max Gross Wt.: 2550 lbs
Time Since Last Inspection:
Engines: 1 Reciprocating
Airframe Total Time: 
Engine Manufacturer: Lycoming
ELT: Engine Model/Series: IO-360-L2A
Registered Owner: 
Rated Power:
Operator: 
Operating Certificate(s) Held: Pilot school (141)

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

Conditions at Accident Site: Visual (VMC) 
Condition of Light: Day
Observation Facility, Elevation: FIN,33 ft msl
Distance from Accident Site: 0 Nautical Miles
Observation Time: 07:50 Local
Direction from Accident Site:
Lowest Cloud Condition: Clear 
Visibility: 10 miles
Lowest Ceiling: None
Visibility (RVR):
Wind Speed/Gusts: / 
Turbulence Type Forecast/Actual: None / None
Wind Direction:
Turbulence Severity Forecast/Actual: N/A / N/A
Altimeter Setting: 30.37 inches Hg 
Temperature/Dew Point: 7°C / 1°C
Precipitation and Obscuration: No Obscuration; No Precipitation
Departure Point: Palm Coast, FL (FIN) (A1); Palm Coast, FL (FIN ) (A2)
Type of Flight Plan Filed: None (A1); None (A2)
Destination: Palm Coast, FL (FIN) (A1); Palm Coast, FL (FIN) (A2)
Type of Clearance: None (A1); None (A2)
Departure Time:
Type of Airspace: Class D (A1); Class D (A2)

Airport Information

Airport: Flagler Executive FIN 
Runway Surface Type: Asphalt
Airport Elevation: 33 ft msl
Runway Surface Condition: Dry
Runway Used: 
IFR Approach: None
Runway Length/Width:
VFR Approach/Landing: None

Wreckage and Impact Information (A1)

Crew Injuries: 1 None 
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Passenger Injuries:
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries: N/A 
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 1 None 
Latitude, Longitude: 29.465278,-81.207778(est)

Wreckage and Impact Information (A2)

Crew Injuries: 1 None 
Aircraft Damage: Minor
Passenger Injuries:
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries: N/A
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 1 None 
Latitude, Longitude: 29.465278,-81.207778(est)

1 comment:

  1. Another 50+ hour student solo pilot with just a handful of PIC/solo hours involved in an accident. There is absolutely ZERO excuse for not knowing your wingtip clearance space requirements by that many hours. Was he or she on Facebook giving a selfie for likes?

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