Tuesday, July 07, 2020

Cessna A185E Skywagon, N3086W: Accident occurred July 02, 2020 at Montgomery-Gibbs Executive Airport (KMYF), San Diego County, California

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; San Diego, California

https://registry.faa.gov/N3086W


NTSB Identification: WPR20CA204

14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Thursday, July 2, 2020 in San Diego, CA
Aircraft: Cessna A185, registration: N3086W

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 on landing, crosswind shifted, lost control and flipped over.


Date: 02-JUL-20
Time: 20:40:00Z
Regis#: N3086W
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 185
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: SUBSTANTIAL
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91
City: SAN DIEGO
State: CALIFORNIA 



SAN DIEGO (CNS) – A private pilot landing a single-engine plane at Montgomery-Gibbs Executive Airport was unscathed Thursday when the aircraft somersaulted on the runway, coming to rest on its roof, authorities reported.

The tail-over-nose crash of the Cessna A185E Skywagon at the Serra Mesa general-aviation municipal airport took place shortly after 1:30 p.m., according to the Federal Aviation Administration.

The pilot and sole occupant of the airplane was unhurt, San Diego Fire-Rescue Department reported.

A single fire engine remained at the scene until about 2 p.m. as a precaution, according to SDFRD public affairs.

The cause of the accident was under investigation.

The 48-year-old fixed-wing airplane is registered to an Alaska man, FAA records state.

https://fox5sandiego.com


SAN DIEGO — Crews responded to a plane crash Thursday at Montgomery-Gibbs Executive Airport also known as Montgomery Field in the Kearny Mesa area of San Diego but were released from the scene a short time later, according to the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department. 

The light plane was flown by a private pilot who was trying to land the aircraft when it somersaulted onto its roof, authorities said. 

The crash of the Cessna A185E Skywagon was reported at the airport located at 3750 John. J. Montgomery Drive just after 1:30, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. Fire crews arrived a few minutes later. A single fire engine remained at the scene until about 2 p.m. as a precaution, according to SDFRD public affairs. 

The pilot and sole occupant of the airplane was unhurt, SDFD reported.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation. The 48-year-old fixed-wing airplane is registered to an Alaska man, FAA records state. Details on the accident were not immediately available.

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