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Cessna 172P Skyhawk, N99715: Accident occurred November 21, 2021 at Chicago Executive Airport (KPWK), Wheeling, Cook County, Illinois










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; Des Plaines, Illinois 

Investigation Docket - National Transportation Safety Board:

Chicago Executive Flight School

N99715 LLC


Location: Wheeling, Illinois
Accident Number: CEN22LA043
Date and Time: November 21, 2021, 11:02 Local
Registration: N99715
Aircraft: Cessna 172P
Injuries: 1 None
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation - Instructional

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: Cessna 
Registration: N99715
Model/Series: 172P 
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Amateur Built:
Operator: On file
Operating Certificate(s) Held: None
Operator Designator Code: None

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

Conditions at Accident Site: VMC 
Condition of Light: Day
Observation Facility, Elevation: KPWK,646 ft msl 
Observation Time: 10:52 Local
Distance from Accident Site: 0 Nautical Miles 
Temperature/Dew Point: 10°C /1°C
Lowest Cloud Condition:
Wind Speed/Gusts, Direction: 7 knots / , 230°
Lowest Ceiling: Broken / 6000 ft AGL 
Visibility: 10 miles
Altimeter Setting: 30.01 inches Hg
Type of Flight Plan Filed: None
Departure Point: Wheeling, IL
Destination: Wheeling, IL

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 1 None 
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Passenger Injuries: 
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries: 
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 1 None 
Latitude, Longitude: 42.122436,-87.906659 (est)