Hobby Accident Background

flight plan path 4252g

Flight Background

On June 9th, 2016, Cirrus N4252G departed KOUN for KHOU about 350nm away.  On board was the pilot (Dana), her husband (Tony), and brother-in-law (Jerry).  The flight was to take them to the Houston area to see Tony and Jerry’s father, who was receiving cancer treatment at the Anderson Cancer Center.  Obviously, they all had a good reason for wanting to be in the Houston area.

The flight had departed Oklahoma around 10am and ended at 1:09pm in good weather conditions.

  • Wind: 12 gusting to 16 knots
  • Visibility 10sm
  • Ceiling 3,600 BKN 25,000BKN
  • Density Altitude at the ground was ~2,300′

Pilot History

  • 332.6 hrs total time
  • 303.6 hrs in that make and model
  • 253 hrs PIC time
  • 28 hrs in the last 90 days
  • 7 hrs in the last 30 days
  • Her flight review had expired the previous month