Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Cessna 172M Skyhawk, N1141U: Accident occurred April 08, 2022 at David Wayne Hooks Memorial Airport (KDWH), Harris County, Texas

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; Houston, Texas


Location: Tomball, Texas
Accident Number: CEN22LA173
Date and Time: April 8, 2022, 19:02 Local
Registration: N1141U
Aircraft: Cessna 172M 
Injuries: 1 None
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation - Personal

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: Cessna
Registration: N1141U
Model/Series: 172M 
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Amateur Built:
Operator: On file
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: KDWH,154 ft msl 
Observation Time: 18:53 Local
Distance from Accident Site: 0 Nautical Miles 
Temperature/Dew Point: 22°C /-3°C
Lowest Cloud Condition: Clear 
Wind Speed/Gusts, Direction: 7 knots / 16 knots, 320°
Lowest Ceiling: None 
Visibility: 10 miles
Altimeter Setting: 30.1 inches Hg 
Type of Flight Plan Filed: None
Departure Point: Tomball, TX 
Destination: Tomball, TX

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: 30.061779,-95.552788

Aircraft landed and veered off runway into a ditch. 

Date: 09-APR-22
Time: 00:02:00Z
Regis#: N1141U
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 172
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: SUBSTANTIAL
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91
City: HOUSTON
State: TEXAS