On December 1, 1999, about 1330 eastern standard time, a Cessna 152, N46946, registered to Comair Aviation Academy, Inc., experienced a loss of directional control on landing and collided with a runway light at Orlando Sanford Airport, Sanford, Florida. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time and no flight plan was filed for the 14 CFR Part 91 instructional flight. The airplane was substantially damaged and the certified flight instructor (CFI) and student were not injured. The flight originated about 1200 from the Orlando Sanford Airport, Sanford, Florida. Use your browsers 'back' function to return to synopsisReturn to Query Page
The CFI stated that after takeoff, the flight proceeded northeast of the airport to practice maneuvers. The flight then returned to the departure airport where the student pilot performed a touch-and-go landing on runway 9L. Air traffic control then switched the airplane to runway 9C, and while on approach to the runway, the airplane, "...drifted into the grass on landing by crosswinds. Student pilot was making touch and go, during the go around the aircraft touched down to the right of 9C and struck runway edge light."
According to the 1353 local METAR weather observation at the Orlando Sanford Airport, in part the wind was from 020 degrees at 10 knots; there were no reported wind gusts.