Preliminary Accident Reports

January 2001 Issue

NTSB Preliminary Reports

Selected recent general aviation and air carrier accidents currently under investigation

The following briefs were selected from the 153 preliminary reports filed with the NTSB in October 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, October."

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Oct. 1, Seven Springs, Pa.
Piper Cherokee Six

At about 12:00 eastern time, a Piper PA-32-300 crashed on landing at Seven Springs Airport, killing one passenger and leaving the pilot and two passengers seriously injured. A witness said the airplane did not seem lined up with the runway as it touched down and veered off the left...

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