NTSB Identification: CHI83LA004
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, October 03, 1982 in SHENANDOAH, OH
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/03/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 182, registration: N5445B
Injuries: 1 Minor,3 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

JUMPER'S PARACHUTE OPEN PREMATURELY PULLING JUMPER INTO TAIL SECTION BENDING HORIZONTAL STABILIZER WHICH IN TURN JAMMED THE RUDDER. PLT COULD NOT FLARE ACFT DURING SUBSEQUENT LANDING COLLAPSING THE MAIN GEAR.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

MISCELLANEOUS..PREMATURE..PASSENGER

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

HORIZONTAL STABILIZER SURFACE..BENT

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

FLIGHT CONTROL,RUDDER..JAMMED

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

FLARE..NOT POSSIBLE..PILOT IN COMMAND


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