AD NUMBER: 2008-05-09
SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2008-05-09 SUMMARY: The FAA adopts a
new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Cessna Aircraft
Company(Cessna) 172, 182, and 206 series airplanes.
This AD requires you to remove the crew seats,modify the seat
base/back attach brackets, and reinstall the seats of the affected
This AD results from reports of the seat base/back attach
bracket failing where it is welded to the seat base.
We are issuing this AD to prevent failure of the seat base/back
attach brackets, which could result in the seats collapsing
backwards during flight with consequent loss of control.