Monday, November 15, 2021

Cessna 172 Skyhawk, N8509B: Accident occurred November 14, 2021 in Stanley, Custer County, Idaho

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. Any errors in this report will be corrected when the final report has been completed.

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

Additional Participating Entity: 
Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Boise, Idaho

Investigation Docket - National Transportation Safety Board:

Location: Stanley, Idaho
Accident Number: WPR22LA037
Date and Time: November 14, 2021, 13:30 Local
Registration: N8509B
Aircraft: Cessna 172 
Injuries: 2 Minor
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation - Personal

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: Cessna 
Registration: N8509B
Model/Series: 172 
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Amateur Built:
Operating Certificate(s) Held: None
Operator Designator Code:

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

Conditions at Accident Site: VMC
Condition of Light: Day
Observation Facility, Elevation: KSNT,6495 ft msl
Observation Time: 11:51 Local
Distance from Accident Site: 33 Nautical Miles
Temperature/Dew Point: 12°C /2°C
Lowest Cloud Condition: Clear
Wind Speed/Gusts, Direction: / 25 knots,
Lowest Ceiling:
Altimeter Setting: 30.27 inches Hg
Type of Flight Plan Filed: None
Departure Point: Stanley, ID
Destination: Garden Valley, ID (U88)

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 1 Minor
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Passenger Injuries: 1 Minor 
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries:
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 2 Minor 
Latitude, Longitude: 44.723306,-115.00397 (est)

1 comment:

  1. A candid and objective account of a situation which any of us who fly the backcountry can relate to. Thank you and best wishes.


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