Preliminary Accident Reports

June 1999 Issue

NTSB Preliminary Reports

Selected recent general aviation and air carrier accidents currently under investigation

The following briefs were selected from the 147 preliminary reports filed with the NTSB in March 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, March."

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March 1, Simpsonville, S.C.
Fisher Celebrity

At about 15:30 EST, a homebuilt Fisher Celebrity struck a light pole while descending for a forced landing, but the pilot was not injured. The flight originated about 30 minutes earlier from Flight World airstrip, near Greenville, to deliver the airplane to the new owner. After takeoff t...

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