Preliminary Accident Reports

December 1999 Issue

NTSB Preliminary Reports

Selected recent general aviation and air carrier accidents currently under investigation

The following briefs were selected from the 195 preliminary reports filed with the NTSB in September 1999. Statements in quotes were taken directly from the NTSB documents. The information is subject to change as the investigations are completed. Click here to view "Accident Totals, September."


Sept. 1, Villa Grove, Colo.
Piper Archer

At approximately 08:25 MDT, a Piper PA-28-181 Archer crashed in the mountains 10 miles northwest of Villa Grove. The flight instructor and commercial pilot getting instruction were killed. The accident airplane was one in a flight of three being used to train FBI pilots in mountain...

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