Thursday, January 28, 2016

Cessna TR182 Turbo Skylane RG, N757FS: Accident occurred January 23, 2016 in Prescott, Yavapai County, Arizona

FAA Flight Standards District Office: FAA Scottsdale FSDO-07

NTSB Identification: GAA16CA113 
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, January 23, 2016 in Prescott, AZ
Aircraft: CESSNA TR182, registration: N757FS
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators used data provided by various entities, including, but not limited to, the Federal Aviation Administration and/or the operator and did not travel in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft accident report.

The pilot reported that he became distracted while looking for other traffic during the final approach and "failed to lower the gear." The airplane skidded about 330 feet to a stop on the runway. The pilot reported that the landing gear configuration warning horn did not sound, but also reported that he was aware that the horn was inoperative. The fuselage sustained substantial damage.

The pilot reported there were no other mechanical malfunctions or failures with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.

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