Accident Cessna 182 N8591T,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 356332
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Date:Saturday 11 January 1997
Time:13:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic C182 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna 182
Registration: N8591T
MSN: 52491
Year of manufacture:1959
Engine model:Continental O-470
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Skwentna, AK -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Anchorage, AK (MRI)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The pilot and a passenger were landing on a remote, snow covered airstrip at the conclusion of a cross-country flight. The landing strip had been graded in the past, but had recently received several inches of snow. During the landing roll toward the north, the airplane rapidly decelerated, the nose gear collapsed, and the airplane then nosed over.

Probable Cause: the pilot's selection of an unsuitable area (terrain) for landing. A factor relating to the accident was: excessive snow cover on the airstrip.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: ANC97LA018
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 4 months
Download report: Final report




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