Runway excursion Accident Cessna 180 N2229C, Saturday 10 January 2015
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Date:Saturday 10 January 2015
Time:10:18
Type:Silhouette image of generic C180 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna 180
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N2229C
MSN: 30529
Year of manufacture:1953
Total airframe hrs:5205 hours
Engine model:Continental O-470 SERIES
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Westover Field/Amador County Airport (KJAQ), Jackson, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Placerville, CA (PVF)
Destination airport:Jackson, CA (JAQ)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
The pilot reported that, shortly after an uneventful touchdown, the airplane began to veer left. The pilot attempted to regain directional control with corrective actions, but the airplane continued off the left edge of the runway, slid down an embankment, nosed over, and then came to rest inverted. A postaccident examination of the airplane revealed no evidence of preimpact mechanical malfunctions or failures that would have precluded normal operation.


Probable Cause: The pilot's loss of directional control during the landing roll, which resulted in a runway excursion.

Accident investigation:
cover
  
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: WPR15LA083
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report

Sources:

NTSB
https://flightaware.com/resources/registration/N2229C

History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

25 January 2011 N2229C 0 Prescott, Arizona sub

Location

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Jan-2015 17:52 Geno Added
16-Jan-2015 04:26 Geno Updated [Time, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Source]
21-Dec-2016 19:28 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
01-Dec-2017 11:48 ASN Update Bot Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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