Preliminary Accident Reports

February 1999 Issue

NTSB Preliminary Reports

Selected recent general aviation and air carrier accidents currently under investigation

The following briefs were selected from the 137 preliminary reports filed with the NTSB in November 1998. 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, November."

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Nov. 1, Piedmont, Ala.
Cessna C-182Q Skylane

At about 17:15, CST, a Cessna 182Q crashed into a mountain about 4 miles east of Piedmont while in cruise flight. Instrument meteorological conditions prevailed, but no flight plan was filed. The pilot and front seat passenger were killed and the rear seat passenger was serious...

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