Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Cessna TR182 Turbo Skylane RG, M and S 182 LLC, N756FZ: Accident occurred August 08, 2016 in Torrance, Los Angeles County, California

M AND S 182 LLC:   http://registry.faa.gov/N756FZ

FAA Flight Standards District Office: FAA Long Beach FSDO-05


NTSB Identification: WPR16LA163
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Monday, August 08, 2016 in Torrance, CA
Aircraft: CESSNA TR182, registration: N756FZ
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. Any errors in this report will be corrected when the final report has been completed. NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

On August 8, 2016, at 1508 Pacific daylight time, a Cessna TR182, N756FZ, sustained substantial damage subsequent to a landing gear collapse at Zamperini Field Airport (TOA), Torrance, California. The airplane was operated by Pacific Skies Aviation under the provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 91. The certified flight instructor (CFI) and commercial pilot undergoing instruction (PUI), were not injured. The local instructional flight departed Torrance, California. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed and no flight plan had been filed.

The CFI reported that during landing the right main landing gear collapsed resulting in the airplane ground looping. The airplane sustained substantial damage to the right wing and to the right horizontal stabilizer.

Witnesses reported seeing the airplane on final approach with its right main landing gear not fully extended. The airplane was recovered for further examination.

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