Preliminary Accident Reports

January 2002 Issue

October 26, Pittstown, N.J. / Beech Travelair

At about 12:55 eastern time, a Beech B95A was damaged during landing at Sky Manor Airport. The pilot and passenger received minor injuries. A witness said the pilot aborted the first landing attempt. During the second attempt, the airplane first touched down on one main landing gear, then the other. The nose of the airplane went “straight up in the air, and the airplane stalled.” It then nosed straight down and left two impact marks where the engines hit the runway. The airplane then flipped on its back and skidded off the runway....

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