Accident Diamond DA 20-A1 N404EC,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 353017
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Date:Thursday 15 July 1999
Time:10:45 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic DV20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Diamond DA 20-A1
Owner/operator:East Coast Aero Club
Registration: N404EC
MSN: 10-322
Total airframe hrs:675 hours
Engine model:Rotax 912F3
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Sanford, ME -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Bedford, MA (KBED)
Destination airport:(KSFM)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The student pilot was practicing touch and go landings. On her second or third landing, she applied power, and the airplane veered to the left. She applied right rudder, but the airplane continued to veer left, off the side of the runway, and onto the grass. She then reduced power, but the airplane continued across the grass and came to rest in a ditch. The student pilot had approximately 55 hours of flight experience.

Probable Cause: The pilot's failure to maintain control of the airplane

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: NYC99LA176
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year
Download report: Final report



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