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C-182A Non-Fatal Moab, UT June 13, 2015

Posted by on Jun 13, 2015 in 2015, C-182, Engine Failure, Moab, Non-Fatal, Non-Fatal Single-Engine, UT | 2 comments

On June 13, 2015, about 1900 mountain daylight time, a Cessna 182A, N5143D, experienced a loss of engine power while on final approach to the Canyonlands Field Airport (CNY), Moab, Utah. The pilot subsequently made an off airport forced landing. The commercial pilot, the sole occupant, was not injured. The airplane was operated by Skydive Canyonlands under the provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 as a skydiving operation. The airplane sustained structural damage to the tail section of the airplane. Night visual meteorological conditions prevailed for the local area flight, and a company flight plan had been filed. The flight was destined for CNY.

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C-210 non-fatal Moab, UT May 28, 2014

Posted by on May 28, 2014 in 2014, C-210, Loss of Aircraft Control, Moab, Non-Fatal, Non-Fatal Single-Engine, UT | 0 comments

The pilot stated that the purpose of the flight was to make numerous takeoffs and transport skydivers to an adequate jumping altitude. The first takeoff was uneventful, and after the skydivers egressed the airplane, the pilot returned back to the airport. During the landing, the airplane bounced three times down the runway.

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C-182B Non-Fatal Moab, UT June 7, 2008

Posted by on Jun 7, 2008 in 2008, C-182, Loss of Aircraft Control, Moab, Non-Fatal, Non-Fatal Single-Engine, UT | 0 comments

The pilot landed on runway 33, which is a dirt runway. The wind direction at the time was 320 degrees at 19 knots, gusting to 29. The pilot turned the airplane around to back taxi to parking. While back taxiing, the airplane’s nose wheel encountered a soft spot of sand, and the pilot added some power to get through the soft spot. The tail came up, and the airplane nosed over.

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B-90 King Air Fatal (9) Lake Point, UT January 14, 2001

Posted by on Jan 14, 2001 in 2001, 9, Beech King Air 90, Fatal, Fatal Multi-Engine, Ferry, UT | 0 comments

The pilot and eight parachutists were returning from a skydive meet. The pilot had obtained a weather briefing, which advised of instrument meteorological conditions at the destination, and filed a VFR flight plan, but it was never activated. Witnesses heard, but could not see, a twin engine turboprop pass over the airport, heading north out over the Great Salt Lake. They described the weather conditions as being a low ceiling with 1/4-mile visibility,

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