Aviation Photo #2236539 Cessna A185F Skywagon 185 - Talkeetna Air Taxi

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After a smooth and soft landing we reached an unexpected and hidden soft spot in the snow; right ski broke off and aircraft flipped upside down violently. Fortunately nobody got hurt and after 1,5hrs we were picked up by another aircraft. With a bit of luck the aircraft can be repaired and will fly again soon. Just a simple case of bad luck, the skilled pilot could not have prevented this from happening.
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    JPC van Heijst
    Talkeetna Air Taxi
    Cessna A185F Skywagon 185
    Cessna 185 Skywagon/185 (U-17)
    Cessna 185 Skywagon/185 (U-17)
    Cessna
    185-02513
    N185FK
    Ruth Glacier
    Alaska
    USA
    March 8, 2013
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Photo Added: March 10, 2013

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Anonymous
5 years ago
All the things one wouldn't do for a great photo! Honestly though, lucky escape and glad nobody was hurt. Cheers, Thierry

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