Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Cessna R182 Skylane RG, XB-CMU: Accident occurred March 29, 2022 at McAllen Miller International Airport (KMFE), Hidalgo 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 

Location: McAllen, Texas
Accident Number: CEN22LA177
Date and Time: March 29, 2022, 11:35 Local 
Registration: XB-CMU
Aircraft: Cessna 182 
Injuries: 3 None
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation - Personal

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: Cessna 
Registration: XB-CMU
Model/Series: 182RG 
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Amateur Built:
Operator: On file 
Operating Certificate(s) Held: None
Operator Designator Code: None

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

Conditions at Accident Site: VMC 
Condition of Light: Day
Observation Facility, Elevation: KMFE,99 ft msl 
Observation Time: 10:53 Local
Distance from Accident Site: 0 Nautical Miles 
Temperature/Dew Point: 24°C /18°C
Lowest Cloud Condition: 
Wind Speed/Gusts, Direction: 22 knots / 34 knots, 150°
Lowest Ceiling: Broken / 2300 ft AGL 
Visibility: 9 miles
Altimeter Setting: 29.83 inches Hg 
Type of Flight Plan Filed: None
Departure Point: Ciudad Apodaca, OF (MMAN)
Destination: McAllen, Texas

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: 26.182032,-98.245524 (est)