Accident Cessna 172R Skyhawk VT-RGT, Wednesday 8 February 2023
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Date:Wednesday 8 February 2023
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna 172R Skyhawk
Owner/operator:Rajiv Gandhi Academy for Aviation Technology
Registration: VT-RGT
MSN: 17281344
Year of manufacture:2006
Total airframe hrs:2948 hours
Engine model:Lycoming IO-360-L2A
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Thiruvananthapuram International Airport (TRV/VOTV) -   India
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Trivandrum Airport (TRV/VOTV)
Destination airport:Trivandrum Airport (TRV/VOTV)
Investigating agency: AAIB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The Cessna 172R overturned after a loss of control on takeoff.

Probable Cause of the Accident
The probable cause of this accident is attributed to the loss of directional control due to inappropriate handling of the aircraft.
The contributory factors to this accident are attributed to the following:
a) Lack of exposure on rejected /aborted take-off.
b) Lack of continuity in flying training

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: AAIB
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year
Download report: Final report


History of this aircraft

Ex N10957


Revision history:

21-Feb-2024 08:32 ASN Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative, Accident report]

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