NTSB Identification: CEN10CA267
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Monday, March 22, 2010 in Alamogordo, NM
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/01/2010
Aircraft: CESSNA R172E, registration: N7871N
Injuries: Unavailable

NTSB investigators used data provided by various entities, including, but not limited to, the Federal Aviation Administration and/or the operator and did not travel in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft accident report.

Damage to the airplane's firewall was discovered during a 100-hour inspection. The airplane belongs to an aero club and was rented by several pilots prior to the damage being discovered; consequently, the operator could not determine when the airplane was damaged.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

An unknown event resulting in damage to the airplane's firewall.

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