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1992 C-182 Non-Fatal Non-Fatal Single-Engine Preflight

C-182 Non-Fatal Washington, OK November 27, 1992

A commercial pilot was returning to land after dropping parachutists in the local area. While on short final, the airplane impacted a fence, nosed over, and came to rest in the inverted position. The operator stated that the airplane encountered a downdraft created by a hangar adjacent to the runway. The wind at the nearest observation facility, eight miles north of the site, was from 300 degrees at 6 knots.

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A commercial pilot was returning to land after dropping parachutists in the local area. While on short final, the airplane impacted a fence, nosed over, and came to rest in the inverted position. The operator stated that the airplane encountered a downdraft created by a hangar adjacent to the runway. The wind at the nearest observation facility, eight miles north of the site, was from 300 degrees at 6 knots.

Read the NTSB report…

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