Preliminary Accident Reports

September 2002 Issue

June 04, Saint Pauls, N.C. / Cessna 182

At 1700 eastern time, a Cessna 182 made a hard landing at a private airstrip, damaging the airplane but leaving the pilot uninjured. The pilot said he departed Hilton Head, S.C., and had “been flying all day.” He said he was very fatigued as he made his landing approach. The airplane landed hard, buckling the firewall and damaging stringers in the fuselage....

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