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C-182 Non-Fatal Caldwell, ID March 14, 2012

Posted by on Mar 14, 2012 in 2012, C-182, Caldwell, Collisions Other, ID, Loss of Aircraft Control, Non-Fatal, Non-Fatal Single-Engine | 0 comments

The pilot stated that, before starting the engine by manually rotating the propeller, he set the brakes, throttle, and trim. He exited the airplane and proceeded to rotate the propeller. When the engine started, it went to full rpm, and the airplane started to move forward on the taxiway at a high speed.

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C-402 Non-Fatal Caldwell, ID June 20, 2011

Posted by on Jun 20, 2011 in 2011, C-402, Caldwell, Fuel Starvation, ID, Non-Fatal, Non-Fatal Multi-Engine | 0 comments

The pilot of the skydiving airplane was performing the first takeoff of the day, and he had just raised the landing gear when the airplane experienced a complete loss of power in one of its two engines. There was still runway remaining, and the pilot made the decision to abort the takeoff.

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C-182A Non-Fatal Star, ID June 25, 2005

Posted by on Jun 25, 2005 in 2005, C-182, Fuel Exhaustion, ID, Non-Fatal, Non-Fatal Single-Engine, Star | 0 comments

The airplane lost engine power and collided with terrain during the forced landing. Prior to the second flight of the day the pilot fueled the airplane’s right wing with approximately 8 gallons of fuel, bringing the total fuel load for the flight to approximately 20 or 21 gallons. The operator of the skydiving operation said that he instructed his pilots to fuel the aircraft after each flight to 21 gallons for a load of 3 or 4 people, and to 19 gallons for a load of 2 people.

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