Preliminary Accident Reports

July 2000 Issue

NTSB Preliminary Reports

Selected recent general aviation and air carrier accidents currently under investigation

The following briefs were selected from the 136 preliminary reports filed with the NTSB in April 2000. 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."


April 1, Shelbyville, Ill.
Pitts S-2A

At 10:30 CST, an Aerotek Pitts S-2A struck a golf cart while landing on runway 14 at Shelby County Airport, killing the driver of the golf cart and leaving the pilot uninjured. The golf cart was being used to apply weed killer adjacent to runway 14 and was about five feet off the side of the 20...

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