Preliminary Accident Reports

July 2001 Issue

April 22, Brackettville, Texas / Piper Seneca

At 23:46 central time, a Piper PA34-220T crashed while maneuvering near Brackettville, killing the pilot and one passenger and leaving two passengers seriously injured. Dark-night IMC prevailed but no flight plan was filed. One surviving passenger said the flight “encountered weather.” The pilot had called FSS for weather briefings three times before departing and again while airborne....

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