Preliminary Accident Reports

June 2013 Issue

April 6, 2013, Circle, Mon., Cessna 182C Skylane

At about 1045 Mountain time, the airplane collided with terrain. The private pilot was fatally injured; the airplane was destroyed. The airplane was found after family members reported it overdue. The wreckage was found at about 1830. There were no witnesses and no reports of a distress call. Initial examination revealed damage and ground scars consistent with a high-energy vertical impact.

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