Preliminary Accident Reports

August 2001 Issue

May 02, Lake Wales, Fla. / Cessna Skylane

At 10:30 eastern time, a Cessna 182P flipped over during a crosswind landing on the grass strip at Chalet Suzanne. The four occupants suffered minor injuries. The pilot said he was landing on runway 36 when he experienced a strong crosswind, and the airplane porpoised halfway down the runway. The nose wheel struck the ground and the airplane flipped inverted....

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