Preliminary Accident Reports

November 2001 Issue

August 19, Gibson, Ga. / Cirrus SR-22

At about 08:30 eastern time, a Cirrus SR-22 lost engine power and crashed into a farm field. The pilot and two passengers were not injured. The pilot said he was using the airplane’s stormscope to avoid thunderstorms when he inadvertently entered a convective buildup. The engine quit and the pilot could not get it restarted....

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