Preliminary Accident Reports

July 1999 Issue

NTSB Preliminary Reports

Selected recent general aviation and air carrier accidents currently under investigation

The following briefs were selected from the 142 preliminary reports filed with the NTSB in April 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, April."


Apr. 1, Tallahassee, Fla.
Piper PA-34-200 Seneca

At 15:48 EST, a Piper PA-34-200 crashed during takeoff from runway 27 at Tallahassee International Airport and the pilot was killed. The pilot reportedly had arrived from Fort Lauderdale for refueling en route to Memphis. The pilot of another aircraft saw the Seneca enter a right 45-...

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