Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Cessna TR182 Turbo Skylane RG, N739WW: Accident occurred June 30, 2015 at Rio Vista Municipal Airport (O88), California

DUANE A. ALLEN: http://registry.faa.gov/N739WW

NTSB Identification: GAA15CA150
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Tuesday, June 30, 2015 in Rio Vista, CA
Aircraft: CESSNA TR182, registration: N739WW
Injuries: 1 Minor, 2 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators used data provided by various entities, including, but not limited to, the Federal Aviation Administration and/or the operator and did not travel in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft accident report.

The pilot reported that during the landing touch down the airplane porpoised, and he elected to abort the landing. The flight instructor stated that the pilot raised the flaps, retracted the landing gear, and pulled back the power at the same time. The airplane descended and impacted the runway. The airplane then veered off the runway to the left and slid until the airplane impacted a canal, which resulted in substantial damage to the fuselage.

The pilot reported there were no pre-impact mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airframe or engine that would have precluded normal operation.

A plane with three people on board crashed into a ravine near a Solano County airport Tuesday morning, officials said.

Everyone on aboard the single-engine Cessna 182 was able to walk away, but the plane sustained heavy damage, Rio Vista Public Works Department director David Melilli said.

The crash happened around 11 a.m. and the Rio Vista Municipal Airport.

Solano County sheriff's Sgt. Jackson Harris said a student and flying instructor were on board.

Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Lynn Lunsford said the plane went down under unknown circumstances and ended up in a canal. 

One of three people on board suffered a minor injury, Lunsford said.

The investigation into the crash is ongoing.

Source: http://www.nbcbayarea.com

RIO VISTA, Calif. (KCRA) —A plane with three people on board crashed Tuesday into a ravine near the Rio Vista airport, officials said.

The single-engine Cessna 182 went down about 11 a.m. and was found in a canal near the Rio Vista Municipal Airport, according to the Federal Aviation Agency.

Two of the three people were not hurt. The third person suffered a scrape from the crash, but was doing fine, emergency officials said.

The plane went down under unknown circumstances, and an investigation into the crash is ongoing.

No one on the ground was hurt.

Source:  http://www.kcra.com

RIO VISTA (CBS13) – A plane has reportedly crashed at the Rio Vista Airport.

Around 11 a.m., for unknown reasons, the single-engine Cessna 182 with tail number N739WW went into a canal near Rio Vista Airport, according to a statement from FAA spokesperson Ian Gregor.

None of the three people who were in the plane at the time were injured.

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