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2003 C-182 Non-Fatal Non-Fatal Single-Engine Pine Haven Undetermined WY

C-182A Non-Fatal Pine Haven, WY September 7, 2003

According to the pilot, he completed an air drop of skydivers and was returning to land. During the final approach, he added power to maintain altitude and obstacle clearance, and the engine “quit without sputter[ing].” He made a forced landing in a sagebrush covered field. The airplane struck the ground, slid down a gully, and struck a tree.

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According to the pilot, he completed an air drop of skydivers and was returning to land. During the final approach, he added power to maintain altitude and obstacle clearance, and the engine “quit without sputter[ing].” He made a forced landing in a sagebrush covered field. The airplane struck the ground, slid down a gully, and struck a tree.

Read the NTSB report…

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