Preliminary Accident Reports

August 2011 Issue

June 8, 2011, Santa Clarita, Calif., Cessna 177 Cardinal

The airplane sustained substantial damage during a forced landing onto a road at about 1730 Pacific time. The commercial pilot and the pilot-rated passenger were not injured. Visual conditions prevailed. The pilot reported visually checking fuel quantity and determining he had enough fuel to make the cross-country flight and return.

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