Preliminary Accident Reports

September 2002 Issue

June 15, Deer Valley, Ariz. / Cessna 182

At 0720 mountain time, a Cessna 182 dragged a wing tip during a forced landing at the Deer Valley Airport. The pilot and passenger sustained serious injuries. The flight was originating when the pilot heard a loud bang just after liftoff. The engine lost power and the pilot attempted to turn back to the runway....

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