1991 C-182 Loss of Aircraft Control Non-Fatal Non-Fatal Single-Engine

C-182 Non-Fatal Toledo, WA December 28, 1991

After the parachutists exited the airplane, the flight returned to the airport and entered the downwind leg at 750 feet. Flaps were extended and when turning to final approach, the pilot stated that the airplane encountered a high sink rate. Before the pilot could correct the situation, the airplane collided with 20 foot tall trees approximately 300 feet short of the runway.

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