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C-P206 Non-Fatal Wasilla, AK May 27, 2011

Posted by on May 27, 2011 in 2011, AK, C-P206, Loss of Aircraft Control, Non-Fatal, Non-Fatal Single-Engine, Wasilla | 0 comments

During takeoff the airplane, which was taking off for a parachute jump, collided with trees lining the side of the grass runway. The pilot said that a previous flight that day had been uneventful. During the accident takeoff he said he heard a “pop” at rotation and the airplane pulled to the left.

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C-182 Non-Fatal North Pole, AK Sept. 23, 2001

Posted by on Sep 23, 2001 in 2001, AK, C-182, Fuel Contamination, Non-Fatal, Non-Fatal Single-Engine, North Pole | 0 comments

The certificated commercial pilot was conducting skydiving operations in the vicinity of the accident airport. After the airplane climbed to about 11,500 feet msl, all three of the skydivers aboard exited the airplane, and the pilot began a descent to return to the departure airport. The pilot said that while on approach, all engine power was lost, and emergency engine procedures did not restore engine power.

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