Thursday, February 23, 2017

Cessna T182T Turbo Skylane, N11344: Accident occurred February 19, 2017 in Three Rivers, St. Joseph County, Michigan

Aviation Accident Final Report - National Transportation Safety Board: https://app.ntsb.gov/pdf

Docket And Docket Items -  National Transportation Safety Board: https://dms.ntsb.gov/pubdms

Additional Participating Entity:

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office:  Great Lakes 

NTSB Identification: GAA17CA142 
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, February 19, 2017 in Three Rivers, MI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/04/2017
Aircraft: CESSNA T182, registration: N11344
Injuries: 1 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, after clearing some electrical wires on final approach, he reduced the throttle to idle. He further reported that the airspeed became low, the airplane landed hard and bounced twice, and the nose landing gear collapsed. The airplane nosed over and came to rest inverted.

The airplane sustained substantial damage to the empennage, fuselage, and both wings.

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

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident as follows: 
The pilot’s failure to maintain sufficient airspeed during the landing flare, which resulted in a hard landing and a nose-over.

Aviation Accident Factual Report - National Transportation Safety Board:  https://app.ntsb.gov/pdf

Docket And Docket Items - National Transportation Safety Board:   https://dms.ntsb.gov/pubdms

http://registry.faa.gov/N11344

NTSB Identification: GAA17CA142
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, February 19, 2017 in Three Rivers, MI
Aircraft: CESSNA T182, registration: N11344
Injuries: 1 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 after clearing some electrical wires on final approach, he reduced the throttle to idle. He further reported that the airspeed became low, the airplane landed hard, bounced twice, and the nose landing gear collapsed. The airplane nosed over and came to rest inverted.

The airplane sustained substantial damage to the empennage, fuselage, and both wings.

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

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