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1997 Loss of Aircraft Control Non-Fatal Non-Fatal Single-Engine PC-6 Pilatus Porter

PC-6 Porter Non-Fatal Gillette, WY August 26, 1997

On returning to land, following dropping a load of skydivers, the pilot failed to reset the stabilizer trim and ran out of elevator during the flare for landing. A hard landing occurred and the left main landing gear collapsed causing substantial damage to the underside of the fuselage.

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On returning to land, following dropping a load of skydivers, the pilot failed to reset the stabilizer trim and ran out of elevator during the flare for landing. A hard landing occurred and the left main landing gear collapsed causing substantial damage to the underside of the fuselage.

Read the NTSB report…

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