Friday, April 15, 2022

Cessna 182Q Skylane, N978C: Accident occurred April 09, 2022 at K Star Ranch Airport (49TE), Hebbronville, Jim Hogg County, Texas

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; San Antonio, Texas

Investigation Docket - National Transportation Safety Board:

La Avioneta LLC

Location: Hebbronville, Texas
Accident Number: CEN22LA175
Date and Time: April 9, 2022, 11:30 Local 
Registration: N978C
Aircraft: Cessna 182Q
Injuries: 3 None
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation - Personal

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: Cessna 
Registration: N978C
Model/Series: 182Q
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Amateur Built:
Operating Certificate(s) Held: None
Operator Designator Code:

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

Conditions at Accident Site: VMC 
Condition of Light: Day
Observation Facility, Elevation: KHBV, 663 ft msl
Observation Time: 11:35 Local
Distance from Accident Site: 4 Nautical Miles
Temperature/Dew Point: 26°C /10°C
Lowest Cloud Condition: Clear 
Wind Speed/Gusts, Direction: 13 knots / 18 knots, 180°
Lowest Ceiling: None 
Visibility: 7 miles
Altimeter Setting: 30.13 inches Hg
Type of Flight Plan Filed: None
Departure Point:

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 1 None 
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Passenger Injuries: 2 None 
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries: N/A 
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 3 None
Latitude, Longitude: 27.311389,-98.681111 (est)

Aircraft landing on a private ranch, landed hard, bounced and went through a fence ending up in trees. 

Date: 09-APR-22
Time: 16:30:00Z
Regis#: N978C
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 182
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91
State: TEXAS