NTSB Identification: CEN12LA524
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Tuesday, August 07, 2012 in Carthage, TX
Aircraft: CESSNA 177B, registration: N17201
Injuries: 1 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.

On August 7, 2012, about 0945 central daylight time, a Cessna 177B airplane, N17201, impacted terrain during a forced landing following a loss of engine power, near Carthage, Texas. The commercial pilot reported that he sustained no injuries. The airplane sustained substantial fuselage damage. The airplane was registered to a private individual and was operated by Hawkeye Helicopters under the provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 as an aerial observation flight. Day visual flight rules (VFR) conditions prevailed for the flight, which did not operate on a VFR flight plan. The flight departed from the Shreveport Regional Airport, near Shreveport, Louisiana, about 0830.

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