Preliminary Accident Reports

January 2002 Issue

October 24, Brunswick, Ga. / Piper Archer

At 03:15 eastern time, a Piper PA-28-181 lost power and struck trees about four miles west of Brunswick; Glynco Jetport. The pilot and passenger suffered minor injuries. The flight was en route IFR from Nashville, Tenn., to Orlando, Fla., when the pilot determined he was low on fuel. He asked for vectors to the nearest airport, but lost power nine miles out. The tanks were found dry....

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