Preliminary Accident Reports

October 2008 Issue

August 1, 2008, Ketchikan, Alaska, Cessna T210 Turbo Centurion

At about 1906 Alaska time, the airplane sustained substantial damage when it ditched in the ocean following a complete loss of engine power. The private pilot was not injured; the sole passenger received minor injuries from hypothermia. Instrument conditions prevailed for the en route portion of the flight, but visual conditions were present at Ketchikan.

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