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Cessna 510 Citation Mustang, N81CB: Accident occurred December 01, 2021 at Lake Havasu City Airport (KHII), Mohave County, Arizona

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. Any errors in this report will be corrected when the final report has been completed.

The National Transportation Safety Board did not travel to the scene of this accident. 

Additional Participating Entity: 
Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Scottsdale, Arizona

Investigation Docket - National Transportation Safety Board:

Location: Havasu, Arizona
Accident Number: WPR22LA058
Date and Time: December 1, 2021, 12:00 Local
Registration: N81CB
Aircraft: Cessna 510 Injuries: 1 None
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation - Personal

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: Cessna
Registration: N81CB
Model/Series: 510
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Amateur Built:
Operating Certificate(s) Held: None
Operator Designator Code:

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

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Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 1 None
Passenger Injuries: 
Aircraft Fire: On-ground
Ground Injuries: 
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 1 None 
Latitude, Longitude: 34.3401,-114.2132


2013 Cessna 510 N81CB, s/n 510-0439

Current Total Time 872.4, Total Landings 697

Last 12 Month Inspection on 12/04/20 at 741.2 hours


LH Engine - Pratt & Whitney 615F-A, s/n PCE-LB0899

TSN: 872.4, CSN: 680, 450 Hour/12 Month Inspection at 741.2 hours

RH Engine - Pratt & Whitney 615F-A, s/n PCE-LB0898

TSN: 872.4, CSN: 680, 450 Hour/12 Month Inspection at 741.2 hours


Garmin  Dual DDU 1050A Displays

Garmin  GDU 1550 Display

Garmin   GMA 1360 Audio Panel

Garmin   GTX345R Transponder


On December 1, 2021 the pilot forgot to lower the landing gear prior to landing at the Lake Havasu City Airport (KHII), Lake Havasu, Arizona.


The damage includes but may not be limited to the following:

The right wing, aileron, flap and tail cone destroyed by fire.  Paint is blistered on the right engine cowling. 

Wrinkled wing root fairing.  The bottom of the fuselage is abraded as is the left wheel fairing. 

The two inboard flap hinges for the left flap are abraded.  Right wheel and tire overheated. 


Havasu Air Center, Lake Havasu City Airport (KHII), Lake Havasu, Arizona.


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