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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 142299
Last updated: 17 June 2021
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Date:04-FEB-2012
Time:14:22
Type:Silhouette image of generic C82R model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna R182 Skylane RG
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N2696C
MSN: R18200218
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Colorado Springs Airport - KCOS, CO -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Colorado Springs, CO (COS)
Destination airport:Colorado Springs, CO (COS)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The pilot was conducting a series of practice accuracy landings in preparation for a checkride. He reported that he inadvertently forgot to extend the landing gear. He added that he did not remember hearing the landing gear warning horn just before touchdown because he had allowed himself to become fixated on maneuvering the aircraft to the precise landing point. The airplane touched down on the runway surface with the landing gear retracted, which caused substantial damage to the fuselage structure. The pilot reported that there were no preimpact mechanical malfunctions with the airplane.
Probable Cause: The pilot did not extend the landing gear before landing.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20120215X03549&key=1
FAA register: http://gazette.com/article/132923
http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=2696C
http://www.rockymountainflight.com/fleet/c182.html
https://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/brief.aspx?ev_id=20120215X03549&key=1

http://www.airport-data.com/aircraft/photo/000643975.html

Location


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Feb-2012 00:17 Alpine Flight Added
05-Feb-2012 01:26 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
05-Feb-2012 14:54 Geno Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Source]
28-Feb-2012 12:35 Geno Updated [Source]
21-Dec-2016 19:26 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
27-Nov-2017 20:18 ASN Update Bot Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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