The second and only remaining Cessna Model 162 SkyCatcher light sport test aircraft was lost when the pilot was forced to deploy the aircraft’s emergency recovery parachute when the airplane entered an unrecoverable spin. The parachute ended the spin, but then refused to be jettisoned. The pilot elected to stay with the aircraft rather than use his personal parachute. He was not injured, and attempted to disengage the chute on the ground; however, he could not and the aircraft was heavily ...


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