Preliminary Accident Reports

April 2001 Issue

Jan. 31, Louisa, Va. / Beech Sport

At about 19:30 eastern time, a Beech B-19 was damaged while landing at Louisa County-Freeman Field Airport. The pilot was not injured. The pilot said he was en route from Warrenton to Richmond when he noticed indications that the airplane was losing electrical power. He then elected to divert to LKU and, shortly thereafter, the airplane lost all electrical power. While landing on runway 27 the pilot “flared high” and the airplane landed hard. The runway lights were illuminated during the landing....

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