2008 C-182 Mechanical Failure Non-Fatal Non-Fatal Single-Engine Orange Grove TX

C-182D Non-Fatal Orange Grove, TX September 5, 2008

The private pilot stated that he was at an altitude of 3,500 feet when the engine stopped producing power. He made a forced landing to field and struck a cedar post with the airplane’s nose wheel and subsequently flipped over resulting in structural damage to the vertical stabilizer

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