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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 198879
Last updated: 17 August 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C82R model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna TR182
Registration: N2518S
C/n / msn: R18201346
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Amargosa Valley, NV -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Amargosa Valley, NV (70CL)
Destination airport:Mesa, AZ (FFZ)
Investigating agency: NTSB
The pilot reported that the airplane became airborne about 2/3 of the way down the runway during an attempted soft-field takeoff from a dirt runway. He said that he was unable to maintain an adequate airspeed and drifted off to the left side of the runway and impacted bushes and shrubs. During the accident sequence, the front landing gear folded back and the left main landing gear broke off. The outboard half of the right wing was partially separated.
Probable Cause: The pilot's failure to maintain adequate airspeed and runway alignment.



Revision history:

19-Aug-2017 16:01 ASN Update Bot Added

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