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Cessna 172M Skyhawk, N1401U: Accident occurred September 27, 2021 at Goose Creek Airport (28A), Indian Trail, Union County, North Carolina










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; Charlotte, North Carolina

Investigation Docket - National Transportation Safety Board:

Loco Panther Aviation LLC


Location: Goose Creek, North Carolina
Accident Number: ERA22LA068
Date and Time: September 27, 2021, 09:30 Local
Registration: N1401U
Aircraft: Cessna 172M
Injuries: 1 Minor
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation - Personal

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: Cessna
Registration: N1401U
Model/Series: 172M 
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Amateur Built:
Operator: 
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: EQY,679 ft msl
Observation Time: 09:53 Local
Distance from Accident Site: 6 Nautical Miles 
Temperature/Dew Point: 21°C /15°C
Lowest Cloud Condition: Clear
Wind Speed/Gusts, Direction: / ,
Lowest Ceiling: None 
Visibility: 10 miles
Altimeter Setting: 30.15 inches Hg 
Type of Flight Plan Filed: None
Departure Point: Goose Creek, NC
Destination: Goose Creek, NC

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 1 Minor
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Passenger Injuries:
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries: N/A 
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 1 Minor
Latitude, Longitude: 35.120979,-80.587289 (est)