The 78-year-old pilot was flying a Cessna 150 near Deming, N.M., when he reported to ATC that he was “in trouble,” experiencing severe pain and losing his eyesight. [Read more…]
The pilot was attempting to land the Cirrus SR20 on the runway in Brunswick, Ga. [Read more…]
The pilot was attempting to land the Piper Super Cub at Worland, Wyo. During the landing roll he ground looped, causing structural damage to the left wing.
The NTSB determined the probable cause was the pilot’s failure to maintain directional control during landing..
NTSB Identification: WPR13CA114
This February 2013 accident report is provided by the National Transportation Safety Board. Published as an educational tool, it is intended to help pilots learn from the misfortunes of others.
The pilot of the Champion7GCAA was practicing touch and goes on a frozen lake in Oshkosh, Wis. [Read more…]
The pilot of the Cessna 172, who landed on Runway 32 in Jenison, Mich., noted the runway was covered with ice and snow. During the roll-out the airplane began drifting to the right. [Read more…]
The flight instructor and a student pilot were practicing touch-and-go landings in the Beech Musketeer. The CFI noted there was a “light” crosswind from the right. [Read more…]
The pilot of the Cessna 206 was approaching to land on a private unimproved runway near Sabinal, Texas. The field immediately adjacent to the landing area had been recently plowed. [Read more…]
The pilot of the Cessna Cardinal reported that the engine experienced a total loss of power while in cruise flight near Elcho, Wis. He attempted to restart the engine without success, so he made a forced landing on a snow-covered field. [Read more…]
The pilot of the Bellanca 7ECA reported that after touchdown in the tail wheel-equipped airplane in Santa Paula, Calif., the airplane began to veer to the left, [Read more…]
According to the passenger, the pilot of the Super Cub was making a second low pass over friends just before the accident in Sterling, Alaska. Witnesses reported seeing the airplane flying very slowly, about 300 feet above the ground, with the engine at a low power setting. [Read more…]