2013

C-182L/C-185 Non-Fatal Superior, WI November 2, 2013

Posted by on Nov 2, 2013 in 2013, C-182, C-185, Formation Flying, Formation Flying, Non-Fatal, Non-Fatal Single-Engine, Superior, WI | 1 comment

On November 2, 2013, about 1800 central daylight time, a Cessna 185F, N94059, sustained substantial damage when it collided with a Cessna 182L, N70520, during a formation skydiving flight near Superior, Wisconsin. The pilot was able to maintain control of the Cessna 185F and land at the Richard I. Bong Airport (SUW), Superior, Wisconsin. The five skydivers in the Cessna 185F jumped free of the airplane during the collision and deployed their parachutes and were not injured.

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C-182J Non-fatal Santa Teresa, NM September 29, 2013

Posted by on Sep 29, 2013 in 2013, C-182, NM, Non-Fatal, Non-Fatal Single-Engine, Santa Teresa | 0 comments

On September 29, 2013, about 1530 mountain daylight time, a Cessna 182J, N3078F, landed short of the runway at Dona Ana County Airport, Santa Teresa (5T6), New Mexico, after the engine lost power. The pilot, the sole occupant on board, was not injured. The airplane was substantially damaged. The airplane was registered to and operated by a private individual under the provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 91 as a skydiving flight.

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C-182A Non-Fatal Casa Grande, AZ September 14, 2013

Posted by on Sep 14, 2013 in 2013, C-182, Casa Grande, NM, Non-Fatal, Non-Fatal Single-Engine | 0 comments

On September 14, 2013, about 1224 mountain standard time, a Cessna 182A, N6324B, experienced a loss of engine power while landing at the Casa Grande Municipal Airport (CGZ), Casa Grande, Arizona. The pilot subsequently made an off airport forced landing in a field. The airplane encountered rough terrain during the landing roll, which resulted in a nose-over.

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C-182 Non-Fatal Boulder, CO September 1, 2013

Posted by on Sep 1, 2013 in 2013, Boulder, C-182, CO, Fuel Exhaustion, Non-Fatal, Non-Fatal Single-Engine | 0 comments

On September 1, 2013, about 1100 mountain daylight time, a Cessna 182 airplane, N6460A, was substantially damaged when the pilot ditched into a lake following a loss of engine power on approach to the Boulder Municipal Airport (BDU), Boulder, Colorado. The pilot sustained minor injuries.

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C-TP206 Non-Fatal Sturgeon Bay, WI June 1, 2013

Posted by on Jun 1, 2013 in 2013, C-206 Turbo-Charged, C-P206, Fuel Starvation, Mechanical Failure, Non-Fatal, Non-Fatal Single-Engine, Sturgeon Bay, WI | 0 comments

The airplane experienced a total loss of engine power during a skydiving flight. After the pilot switched the fuel tank selector from the left fuel tank to the right fuel tank position, the engine restarted. The pilot continued the flight. While returning to the departure airport and preparing for landing, the pilot switched the fuel tank selector back to the left fuel tank position because the fuel gauge indicated a greater fuel quantity.

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C-182D Non-Fatal East Moriches, NY May 17, 2013

Posted by on May 17, 2013 in 2013, C-182, East Moriches, Non-Fatal, Non-Fatal Single-Engine, NY, Tail Strike | 0 comments

According to the pilot, he leveled the airplane at 8,500 feet for a tandem skydive. When the instructor exited the airplane, the nose pitched up, then the airplane pitched over into a right, descending turn. The pilot assessed the situation and determined that the right horizontal stabilizer was bent.

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