Preliminary Accident Reports

September 2001 Issue

NTSB Preliminary Reports

Selected recent general aviation and air carrier accidents currently under investigation

The following briefs were selected from the 208 preliminary reports filed with the NTSB in June 2001. Statements in quotes were taken directly from the NTSB documents. The information is subject to change as the investigations are completed.


June 01, Ogden, Utah
Questair Venture

At 12:08 mountain time, a homebuilt Questair Venture caught fire following landing at Ogden Municipal Airport. The pilot was seriously burned. The tower controller said the pilot reported fuel fumes in the cockpit and was cleared to land on any runway. After an unstable, fast landing, the airplane groundlooped on the runway and caught fire.

June 02, Elkton, Md.
Cubby Sport T...

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