Preliminary Accident Reports

September 2000 Issue

June 29, Mayer, Ariz. / Cessna 182

At 08:50 mountain time, a Cessna 182K hit obstructions while landing after a catastrophic engine failure. The pilot suffered minor injuries. The pilot said an inspection of the aircraft revealed a hole in the top of the engine case. The engine had operated about seven hours since overhaul, including two hours in a test cell....

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