On February 7, 1995, about 1020 eastern standard time, a Cessna 152, N47183, registered to Cecily's Flight Center, crashed while landing at the Venice Municipal Airport, Venice, Florida, while on a 14 CFR Part 91 personal flight. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time and no flight plan was filed. The airplane was substantially damaged, and the private-rated pilot was not injured. The flight originated from the Albert Whitted Airport, St. Petersburg Airport, Florida, about 0935. Use your browsers 'back' function to return to synopsisReturn to Query Page
The accident pilot stated while on 1/2 mile final approach to land, another airplane was taxied onto the runway. He advised the pilot in the airplane on the runway that there wasn't enough time to take off and he was going to perform a go-around. The pilot in the airplane on the runway began his takeoff roll and the accident pilot elected to land on the runway behind the airplane starting the takeoff roll. After touchdown the accident airplane porpoised collapsing the nose landing gear.