Wednesday, February 02, 2022

Cessna 172M Skyhawk, N20312: Accident occurred January 30, 2022 and Incident occurred September 16, 2019

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; Louisville, Kentucky

Cardinal Wings Aviation LLC


Location: Louisville, Kentucky
Accident Number: ERA22LA111
Date and Time: January 30, 2022, 13:56 Local 
Registration: N20312
Aircraft: Cessna 172M 
Injuries: 1 None
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation - Personal

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: Cessna 
Registration: N20312
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: KLOU, 540 ft msl 
Observation Time: 13:53 Local
Distance from Accident Site: 0 Nautical Miles 
Temperature/Dew Point: 6°C /-4°C
Lowest Cloud Condition: Clear
Wind Speed/Gusts, Direction: 7 knots / , 250°
Lowest Ceiling: None 
Visibility: 10 miles
Altimeter Setting: 29.89 inches Hg 
Type of Flight Plan Filed: None
Departure Point: Louisville, KY
Destination: Louisville, KY

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 1 None
Aircraft Damage: Unknown
Passenger Injuries:
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries: 
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 1 None 
Latitude, Longitude:  38.227984,-85.663749 (est)

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Louisville, Kentucky

September 16, 2019:  Aircraft landed and a golf ball hit the windshield at Bowman Regional Airport (KLOU),Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky.

Cardinal Wings Aviation LLC

https://registry.faa.gov/N20312

Date: 16-SEP-19
Time: 18:20:00Z
Regis#: N20312
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 172
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91
City: LOUISVILLE
State: KENTUCKY