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1983 C-180 Loss of Aircraft Control Non-Fatal Non-Fatal Single-Engine

C-180 Non-Fatal Frankfort, IN August 13, 1983

The purpose of the flt was to transport 3 student parachute jumpers. After the jumpers egressed, the plt & jumpmaster returned to the arpt. During the landing, the acft hit a ridge on the grass rwy & bounced in the air. The acft then touched down in a crab, slid sideways & the left main gear collapsed. According to the plt, the wind was from the northeast at 5 gusting 10 kts.

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