Preliminary Accident Reports

June 2001 Issue

March 24, Dixon, Ky. / Cessna Skylane

At about 14:40 central time, a Cessna 182Q crashed in Dixon, killing the pilot. The accident site was located on the pilot’s brother-in-law’s property. The pilot’s brother-in-law told investigators he heard the airplane buzz the house. “It sounded very low at the time.” He said the engine was producing power continuously. Investigation of the scene showed the airplane hit near the top of one of two 75-foot-tall trees on a hill about 500 feet from the wreckage....

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