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April 19, 2012, Gatlinburg, Tenn., Cessna 210 Centurion

At 1715 Eastern time, the airplane’s main landing gear collapsed during the landing roll. The airplane sustained substantial damage to the left horizontal stabilizer. The solo private pilot was not injured. Visual conditions prevailed. Upon lowering the landing gear at his destination, the pilot noticed the hydraulic unit stayed on and he did not have a green landing gear light. He confirmed the nose wheel was extended but both main landing gear were only partially extended. After attempting the emergency landing gear extension several times with negative results. After speaking with a mechanic by radio, the pilot attempted to refill the hydraulic reservoir.

April 27, 2012, Fowler’s Bluff, Fla., Cessna 210 Centurion

At about 1520 Eastern time, the airplane sustained a total loss of engine power during cruise flight and was landed off-airport. The airline transport pilot and two passengers were not injured. Visual conditions prevailed. According to the pilot, while in cruise flight, the engine began losing power until the engine ceased operation and he made a forced landing on a paved road. During the landing roll, the airplane nosed over and came to rest inverted, with substantial damage. Prior to departure, the airplane had been refueled.

March 13, 2012, Rabbit Hash, Ky., Cessna T210J Turbo Centurion

The airplane was substantially damage at about 2245 Eastern time during a forced landing into trees following a total loss of engine power. The airline transport pilot was seriously injured. Visual conditions prevailed. The flight departed Waco, Texas, at about 1830. The pilot had recently purchased the airplane and was flying it back to his home airport in New York. During the flight, the pilot told ATC he wanted to land for fuel.

February 9, 2012, Morgan, Utah, Cessna 210 Centurion

The airplane collided with mountainous terrain at about 1410 Mountain time. The private pilot and passenger sustained fatal injuries. The airplane was substantially damaged. The pilot requested and received ATC flight following services at 1346; radar contact was established at 1348. Initial responders reported the airplane impacted terrain at an elevation of approximately 7700 feet msl. The debris field was approximately 75 feet in length.

January 25, 2012, Port Orange, Fla., Cessna 210E Centurion

The airplane experienced a loss of engine power while maneuvering in the traffic pattern at about 1515 Eastern time. The pilot made a forced landing short of the runway and the airplane was substantially damaged. Visual conditions prevailed; the private pilot received minor injuries. According to the pilot, it was the first flight after an engine installation and he planned to stay in the traffic pattern. Prior to departure he conducted an engine run-up and magneto check. After everything was checked, he took off and climbed to traffic-pattern altitude.

September 4, 2011, Tehachapi, Calif., Cessna P210 Pressurized Centurion

The airplane sustained substantial damage from impact forces and a post-crash fire when it collided with trees at 1125 Pacific time. The pilot and passenger sustained fatal injuries. Visual conditions prevailed. Before takeoff, the pilot indicated to a friend he would fly over the friend’s home later that morning. The pilot’s friend, who is also a pilot, observed the airplane circling his home. He noted the landing gear and flaps were down.

September 5, 2011, Saratoga, Wyo., Cessna T210M Turbo Centurion

At about 1420 Mountain time, the airplane sustained substantial damage when it impacted terrain following a loss of engine power during an aborted landing. The private pilot and his three passengers sustained serious injuries. Visual conditions prevailed; an IFR flight plan was filed.

August 5, 2011, Amarillo, Texas, Cessna T210N Turbo Centurion

At 1742 Central time, the airplane sustained substantial damage after a forced landing to a field resulting from total loss of engine power. The airline transport pilot and two passengers sustained minor injuries; two passengers were seriously injured. An IFR flight plan was in effect although visual conditions prevailed.

August 13, 2011, Seattle, Wash., Cessna 210L Centurion

At about 1400 Pacific time, the airplane landed between the runways. The private pilot and two passengers were not injured; the airplane sustained substantial damage. Visual conditions prevailed, and an IFR flight plan was in effect.

August 14, 2011, Burley, Idaho, Cessna P210N Pressurized Centurion

At about 1430 Mountain time, the airplane impacted terrain about one-eighth mile off the departure end of the runway. The private pilot and his three passengers received fatal injuries and the airplane sustained substantial damage.

June 18, 2011, Armonk, N.Y., Cessna T210N Turbo Centurion

The airplane was destroyed following a collision with trees and terrain at about 1303 Eastern time. The commercial pilot and three passengers were fatally injured. Visual conditions prevailed; an IFR flight plan was filed and active. A pilot reported observing the accident pilot perform about eight engine run-ups prior to departure. He stated it sounded like the pilot was trying to clean the spark plugs or he was having trouble with the magnetos firing properly.

April 22, 2011, Altavista, Va., Cessna 210D

The airplane was destroyed following a collision with terrain about 2146 Eastern time. The private pilot was fatally injured. Night instrument conditions prevailed; an IFR flight plan was filed. The flight originated in Winchester, Va., at about 1956. About an hour before the accident, the pilot requested an ILS approach at Lynchburg, Va. (LYH). He was provided vectors to the ILS final approach course and handed off to the LYH tower. He executed a missed approach, citing problems with his engine monitoring system.