Monday, April 22, 2019

Cessna 180J Skywagon, N59DW: Accident occurred April 20, 2019 at Reedsburg Municipal Airport (C35), Sauk County, Wisconsin


Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Milwaukee, Wisconsin

State of Wisconsin

https://registry.faa.gov/N59DW

NTSB Identification: GAA19CA218
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, April 20, 2019 in Reedsburg, WI
Aircraft: Cessna 180, registration: N59DW

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

Aircraft pitched forward onto its nose.

Date: 20-APR-19
Time: 19:52:00Z
Regis#: N59DW
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 180J
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: PUBLIC USE
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91
Aircraft Operator: STATE OF WISCONSIN
City: REEDSBURG
State: WISCONSIN

A Cessna 180 aircraft lost control after landing at the Reedsburg Municipal Airport Saturday afternoon.

On Saturday at 2:52pm, Reedsburg Police, Fire and Ambulance were dispatched to a report of a plane crash at the Reedsburg Municipal Airport. Officers located the plane nose down on the runway. The pilot of the plane was not injured.

The pilot was identified as John Jorgensen (65) of Madison, WI. According to the pilot, he lost control of the plane just after landing. The plane sustained minor damage and was eventually secured at the airport. The Federal Aviation Administration took over the investigation.

Reedsburg Police Department, Reedsburg Fire Department, Reedsburg Area Ambulance Service, Reedsburg Utility Commission, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and Steve’s Auto Services all assisted on scene.

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