Preliminary Accident Reports

July 2001 Issue

NTSB Preliminary Reports

Selected recent general aviation and air carrier accidents currently under investigation

The following briefs were selected from the 141 preliminary reports filed with the NTSB in April 2001. 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 01, North Las Vegas, Nev.
Cessna 172

At 14:45 Pacific time, a Cessna 172M struck a fence after aborting a landing attempt on runway 12 at the North Las Vegas Airport. The pilot was not injured. The pilot told investigators the landing was normal but the airplane veered to the right on the rollout. He added left rudder but the...

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