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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 211124
Last updated: 18 September 2020
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Type:Tecnam Astore
Registration: N194CT
C/n / msn: 039
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Apopka, FL -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Apopka, FL (X04)
Destination airport:Apopka, FL (X04)
Investigating agency: NTSB
The solo student pilot reported that, during takeoff, as he applied full power, the airplane veered to the left. He attempted to recover, but the airplane exited the left side of the runway and came to rest in a ditch.
The airplane sustained substantial damage to the fuselage and both wings.
The student pilot reported that there were no preaccident mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.

Probable Cause: The student pilotís failure to maintain directional control during takeoff.



Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 2 months
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

16-May-2018 15:39 ASN Update Bot Added

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