Preliminary Accident Reports

April 2001 Issue

Jan. 9, Pittsview, Ala. / Piper Comanche

At about 15:00 eastern time, a Piper PA-24-250 crashed near Pittsview. The pilot was not injured and a passenger reported minor injuries. The flight had departed Lakeland, Fla., for Auburn, Ala., more than four hours before the crash. The pilot told investigators he exhausted his fuel and had to land in a vacant field....

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