This February 2010 accident report is provided by the National Transportation Safety Board. Published as an educational tool, it is intended to help pilots learn from the misfortunes of others.
Aircraft: FK1 STOL, Cessna 185. Injuries: None. Location: Dixie, Idaho. Aircraft damage: Substantial.
What reportedly happened: The aircraft were flying as a flight of two. The Cessna was to land first. The Cessna pilot overflew the runway and requested that a friend on the ground check the condition of the snow-covered runway, which was reported as being in excellent condition, smooth and well-compacted. [Read more...]