Loss of control Accident Cessna 172P Skyhawk HP-1760FT, 21 Sep 2019
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 229235
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Time:22:00 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna 172P Skyhawk
Owner/operator:MAG Flight Training
Registration: HP-1760FT
MSN: 17276324
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Guararé, near Augusto Vergara Airport (MPNU), Los Santos Province -   Panama
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:Panama City Albrook-Marcos A. Gelabert International Airport (PAC/MPMG)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: OFINVAA
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The light plane crashed in a cornfield. Two occupants died in the crash, one occupant, a woman, was seriously injured. She later died in a hospital from the injuries sustained in the crash.

Probable Cause
The accident is the result of a loss of lift at low altitude with power, caused by a series of contributing factors.
Contributing factors
a. The pilot-in-command seat sliding in climb towards the rear of the airplane.
b. Risk assessment and decision making by the pilot in command.
c. The use of the safety pilot on a cross-country flight. (There is no safety pilot in this type of operation).




Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: OFINVAA
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

22-Sep-2019 05:16 gerard57 Added
22-Sep-2019 05:45 harro Updated [Operator]
22-Sep-2019 06:26 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Source]
22-Sep-2019 14:50 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Embed code, Narrative]
22-Sep-2019 14:51 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
24-Sep-2019 06:19 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Embed code, Narrative]
24-May-2021 06:18 KagurazakaHanayo Updated [Time, Cn, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
24-May-2021 06:20 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Phase, Narrative, Accident report]

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