Runway excursion Accident Beechcraft B19 N24002, Wednesday 10 January 2018
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Date:Wednesday 10 January 2018
Type:Beechcraft B19
Owner/operator:Beech Club Llc
Registration: N24002
MSN: MB-834
Year of manufacture:1977
Total airframe hrs:4870 hours
Engine model:Lycoming O-320 E3D
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Meadville, PA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Meadville, PA (GKJ)
Destination airport:Meadville, PA (GKJ)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The student pilot reported that, during landing, a strong wind gust “pushed” the airplane left laterally across the runway. Subsequently, the airplane exited the left side of the runway, struck a snow bank, and then came to rest nose down perpendicular to the runway.
The airplane sustained substantial damage to the right wing.
The student pilot reported that there were no preaccident mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.
The automated weather observation system located on the airport reported that, about the time of the accident, the wind was variable at 3 knots. The student pilot landed on runway 07.

Probable Cause: The student pilot’s failure to maintain directional control during landing.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: GAA18CA116
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 3 months
Download report: Final report




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