Preliminary Accident Reports

July 2001 Issue

April 26, White Post, Va. / Stinson 108

At 06:00 eastern time, a Stinson 108 was damaged following a loss of control during takeoff from White Post Airport. The pilot was seriously injured. Investigators said the grass on the private strip was about nine inches tall and wet, and the aircraft was covered with frost. The pilot said he pulled the aircraft from the hangar the night before because he had a meeting to attend the next morning and knew hed be in a hurry....

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