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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202008
Last updated: 15 December 2019
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C206 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna TU206G
Owner/operator:Arnold Aviation
Registration: N756AV
C/n / msn: U20603944
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Cascade, ID -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:2U8
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
The pilot reported that as he approached the snow covered airstrip, he noted that the snow cover appeared to be groomed (snowmobile packed) to its full length and hard packed. The landing was normal and as the main landing gear touched down, the wheels settled slightly in the snow. When the nose gear touched down, the wheel dug into the snow and the airplane nosed over.
Probable Cause: Unsuitable terrain for landing was selected. Snow covered airstrip was a factor.



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26-Nov-2017 10:53 ASN Update Bot Added

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