ATL03LA027
ATL03LA027

On December 27, 2002, at 0805 central standard time, a Cessna 182S, N416ES, registered to and operated by Right Rudder LLC, rolled off the end of the taxiway down an embankment and nosed over at the John C. Tune Airport, in Nashville, Tennessee. The flight was operated under the provisions of Title 14 CFR Part 91, and instrument flight rules. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed and an instrument flight plan was filed. The private pilot and right front seat passenger received minor injuries, the rear-seated passenger was not injured. The airplane sustained substantial damage.

According to the pilot the flight was taxiing for takeoff when the accident occurred. During the telephone interview, the pilot stated that visibility was poor due to fog, and while taxiing, he missed the turn to runway 19. The airplane rolled off the end of the taxiway down a 25-foot embankment. The airplane nosed over and came to rest inverted.

Examination of the airplane revealed the wings, fuselage and vertical stabilizer were damaged. The pilot did not report a mechanical problem with the airplane.



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