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Cessna 172N Skyhawk, N6797E: Accident occurred June 18, 2022 at Jacksonville Municipal Airport (KIJX), Morgan 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; Springfield, Illinois 

Optic Air LLC

Location: Jacksonville, Illinois
Accident Number: CEN22LA282
Date and Time: June 18, 2022, 08:00 Local
Registration: N6796E
Aircraft: Cessna 172N 
Injuries: 1 None
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation - Personal

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: Cessna
Registration: N6796E
Model/Series: 172N 
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: KIJX,624 ft msl 
Observation Time: 07:55 Local
Distance from Accident Site: 1 Nautical Miles
Temperature/Dew Point: 20°C /14°C
Lowest Cloud Condition: Clear
Wind Speed/Gusts, Direction: 11 knots / , 80°
Lowest Ceiling: None 
Visibility: 10 miles
Altimeter Setting: 30.19 inches Hg 
Type of Flight Plan Filed: None
Departure Point: Jacksonville, IL
Destination: Jacksonville, IL

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 1 None
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Passenger Injuries: N/A 
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries: N/A 
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 1 None
Latitude, Longitude: 39.771366,-90.242498 (est)

Aircraft front gear collapsed after a hard landing Runway 4, damaging underbelly and propeller.  

Date: 18-JUN-22
Time: 13:00:00Z
Regis#: N6797E
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 172
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)

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