Preliminary Accident Reports

March 2007 Issue

January 12, 2007, Coral Springs, Fla., Cessna 182Q

At about 1230 Eastern time, the float-equipped airplane experienced a loss of engine power and an in-flight fire, and was landed on a lake. Visual conditions prevailed. The airplane was substantially damaged; the Private pilot and sole occupant was not injured. While nearing the destination airport, the engine suddenly experienced a total loss of engine power.

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