Preliminary Accident Reports

November 2002 Issue

August 10, Lacon, Ill. / Cessna 210

At 1330 central time, a Cessna 210L crashed during a precautionary landing near Lacon. The pilot and passenger reported no injuries. The pilot’s mechanic said the pilot told him after the accident that the “instrument panel was so hot he could not hold his hand on it.” The pilot told the mechanic that he had smelled smoke and landed in a cornfield....

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