FAA Flight Standards District Office: CLEVELAND
AIRCRAFT ON LANDING IN THE GRASS NEXT TO THE RUNWAY, FLIPPED OVER, SEBRING, OHIO
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: C182
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Troopers say Thomas Wagner was piloting the Cessna 182A Skylane during a landing attempt at around 3:30 p.m. Sunday.
The plane struck the ground before reaching the landing strip causing damage to the nose gear tire.
The plane took off after contact with the ground.
Wagner, 62, of Alliance, made another landing attempt on a grass stretch of land west of the landing strip.
The plane struck the ground and flipped over.
Wagner was not injured in the crash.
The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board were contacted and will be conducting an investigation.