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Last updated: 21 March 2018
Status:Voorlopig - officieel
Datum:vrijdag 4 augustus 2017
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Kapowsin Air Sports
Registratie: N9829B
Constructienummer: 208B-0116
Bouwjaar: 1988
Motoren: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-42A
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 1
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 1
Schade: Groot
Plaats:Mulino State Airport, OR (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Parachute
Vliegveld van vertrek:Mulino State Airport, OR, Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Mulino State Airport, OR, Verenigde Staten
The pilot was conducting parachute jump operations in the vicinity of the airport. After climbing to altitude, he released his jumpers and returned to land on runway 32. The pilot reported that during the landing flare, the airplane struck the runway, nose wheel first. He added that the airplane bounced, floated down the runway, then settled to the right of the runway.
The airplane sustained substantial damage to the engine mount and right elevator.
The pilot reported that there were no preaccident mechanical malfunctions or failures with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation ongoing
Accident number: GAA17CA490



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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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