Preliminary Accident Reports

January 2002 Issue

October 01, Lindsay, Mont. / Cessna Skyhawk

At about 17:00 mountain time, a Cessna 172 crashed into terrain while in cruise flight near Lindsay. The pilot, who was seriously injured, had opened a VFR flight plan about 35 minutes earlier. The aircraft was in cruise flight at 300 feet agl when the pilot was distracted by tuning a radio....

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