Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Cessna 177 Cardinal, N177CW: Accident occurred July 30, 2019 at Placerville Airport (KPVF), El Dorado County, California

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Sacramento, California

NTSB Identification: GAA19CA470
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Tuesday, July 30, 2019 in Placerville, CA
Aircraft: Cessna 177, registration: N177CW

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 lost control on landing and went off end of runway.

Date: 30-JUL-19
Time: 17:35:00Z
Regis#: N177CW
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 177
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: SERIOUS
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91

An El Dorado County firefighter hoses down a Cessna 177 Cardinal that went down on a ridge off the landing strip at the Placerville Airport Tuesday afternoon. 

The pilot suffered minor injuries and was taken to Marshall Hospital for treatment, according to emergency responders on scene. 

Investigators are still working to determine the exact cause of the plane crash but said it is believed the pilot overshot the runway during landing and then tried to take off again abruptly. The plane is owned by Steven Bonak of Placerville, according to the Federal Aviation Administration's registry.

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