Preliminary Accident Reports

November 2002 Issue

NTSB Preliminary Reports

Selected recent general aviation and air carrier accidents

The following briefs were selected from the 192 preliminary reports filed with the NTSB in August 2002. Statements in quotes were taken directly from the NTSB documents. The information is subject to change as the investigations are completed. Click here to view "Accident Totals, August."

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August 01, Gypsum, Colo.
Piper Cherokee 180

At approximately 0855 mountain time, a Piper PA-28-180 crashed while maneuvering near Gypsum, killing one passenger and leaving the other three occupants seriously injured. A flight instructor departing behind the accident flight said the airplane used about 5,000 feet to become airbor...

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