Preliminary Accident Reports

February 1999 Issue

Nov. 14, Wichita, Kan. / Cessna 182F Skylane

At 11:15 CST, a Cessna 182F crashed on initial climb during a glider tow operation, killing the pilot. The glider pilot and passenger reported no injuries. The glider pilot and passenger reported that the tow rope had been released when the tow plane began experiencing engine trouble. Investigators drained 30 oz. of water from the airplane wreckage, including 4.5 oz. from the carburetor bowl....

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