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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 211124
Last updated: 14 February 2020
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Date:25-FEB-2018
Time:14:30
Type:Tecnam Astore
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N194CT
C/n / msn: 039
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Apopka, FL -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Apopka, FL (X04)
Destination airport:Apopka, FL (X04)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
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.


Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20180226X01845&key=1

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


Revision history:

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