Safety

N5419E before the crash

CAP Pilot Crashes Kentucky Wing Cessna 182

By NTSB | FAA Aviation Accident Database On August 23, 2001, about 1645 eastern daylight time, a Cessna 182R, N5419E, was substantially damaged during a landing overrun at Addington Field Airport, Elizabethtown, Kentucky. The certificated…



Civil Air Patrol

Morphine CAP Pilot Lies, Crashes & Dies

By NTSB | Final Report The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has released the final report on the Middleborough, MA Civil Air Patrol aircraft accident that occurred on 25 May 1998. The original write-ups on…



Civil Air Patrol

Washington Wing Pilot Left for Dead

By Alex Tizon | The Seattle Times SEATTLE (AP) — A draft federal report appears to vindicate a man who says he was unfairly forced from his job as the state’s air search-and-rescue chief, according…



NTSB and Civil Air Patrol have an "understanding"

MOU Between Civil Air Patrol & NTSB

By AuxBeacon News Contributor [Editor’s Note: An AuxBeacon reader has asked us to publish the text of this Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between CAP and the NTSB.] MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN CIVIL AIR PATROL AND…




Firemen shoot foam on broken fuselage of Civil Air Patrol plane that fell in flames from third story minutes after hitting room.

New York CAP Plane Crashes into House

Paul Meskil | New York Daily News [Editor’s Note: This story was originally published by the Daily News on May 23, 1977. The story was written by Paul Meskil.] A Civil Air Patrol plane crashed…



Aeronca L-16

Civil Air Patrol Pilot Run Down by Own Aircraft

By AuxBeacon News Aggregator Civil Air Patrol members reported this December 1952 event as follows: Major Accident. L-16A #3=47-923, 18 December 1952. Final report not received. The same old story–pilot propped aircraft with no one…