Second Solo Flight Ends In Parking Lot | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

** Airborne 10.01.14 ** HD iPad-Friendly -- Airborne 10.01.14 **
** Airborne 09.29.14 ** HD iPad-Friendly -- Airborne 09.29.14 **
** Airborne 09.26.14 ** HD iPad-Friendly -- Airborne 09.26.14 **

Sat, Oct 30, 2010

Second Solo Flight Ends In Parking Lot

Florida Student Pilot Lost Control "For Unknown Reasons"

A 60-year-old student pilot reportedly lost control of the Cessna 172 shortly after takeoff from Tampa North Aero Park in Florida for his second solo flight and wound up hitting some cars in a nearby parking lot.


C-172 Skyhawk File Photo

FAA records indicate the pilot of the Skyhawk lost control "for unknown reasons" during the takeoff-climb phase of the flight. The pilot was not injured in the accident, but the aircraft was substantially damaged.

The 172 is registered to Helicopter Structural and Maintenance Inc of Lutz, FL DBA Tampa North Aero Services. Television station WFTS in Tampa reports that witnesses said the airplane seemed to skid off the runway on takeoff, and impacted two cars at a nearby business. There was reportedly no fire or fuel leakage from the accident.

IDENTIFICATION
  Regis#: 612CB        Make/Model: C172      Description: 172, P172, R172, Skyhawk, Hawk XP, Cutla
  Date: 10/28/2010     Time: 1805

  Event Type: Accident   Highest Injury: None     Mid Air: N    Missing: N
  Damage: Substantial

LOCATION
  City: TAMPA   State: FL   Country: US

DESCRIPTION
  AIRCRAFT IN TAKE-OFF/CLIMB PHASE; LOSS OF CONTROL FOR UNKNOWN
  CIRCUMSTANCES; IMPACTED VEHICLES; TAMPA, FL

INJURY DATA      Total Fatal:   0
                 # Crew:   1     Fat:   0     Ser:   0     Min:   0     Unk:   1
                 # Pass:    0     Fat:   0     Ser:   0     Min:   0     Unk:   
                 # Grnd:          Fat:   0     Ser:   0     Min:   0     Unk:   

WEATHER: NOT REPORTED

OTHER DATA
  Activity: Pleasure      Phase: Climb      Operation: OTHER


  FAA FSDO: TAMPA, FL  (SO35)                     Entry date: 10/29/2010

FMI: www.faa.gov, www.ntsb.gov

Advertisement

More News

Airborne 10.01.14: Sierra Nevada v NASA, A-29 Goes To Work, Be-200 Rebirth?

Also: PPC Bird's Eye View, Spitfires Return?, Cessna Sued Over 1981 Accident, Santa Monica Sues Pilot's Estate, Phase 1 Flight Testing Update Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) has fi>[...]

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (10.02.14)

This site is intended to be a meeting place for those who rescue, shelter or foster animals, and volunteer pilots and plane owners willing to assist with the transportation of anim>[...]

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (10.02.14): Forward Flank Downdraft

The main region of downdraft in the forward, or leading, part of a supercell, where most of the heavy precipitation is located.>[...]

Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (10.02.14)

“I have something to tell you. But from now on you have to be really nice to me.” Source: Marsha Fulton of Covington, IN.>[...]

ANN FAQ: You Can Sponsor ANN And/Or Aero-TV!

Help ANN Grow So That We Can Be Of Greater Service To You! For the better part of a dozen years, ANN has set the pace for the growing and evolving aero-info revolution. No other ne>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2014 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC