NYC08CA101
NYC08CA101

The pilot of the Cessna 182K, was landing on a 3,999-foot-long, 75-foot-wide, asphalt runway, which was covered with snow. The airplane touched down near the runway centerline; however, during the landing rollout, the pilot was not able to discern the runway boundaries due to the snow on the ground and sun glare. The airplane drifted to the left, where it subsequently contacted a snow bank and nosed over. The airplane sustained damage to both wings, the propeller, and the horizontal and vertical stabilizers. The pilot indicated that he did not experience any preimpact airplane malfunctions. He reported 3,761 hours of total flight experience, which included 2,855 hours in the same make and model as the accident airplane. The pilot reported that the winds at the time of the accident were light and variable.

Use your browsers 'back' function to return to synopsis
Return to Query Page