Preliminary Accident Reports

November 2002 Issue

August 15, Brunswick, Ga. / Cessna 150

At about 1445 eastern time, a Cessna 150J crashed shortly after takeoff from Glynco Jetport Airport, killing the pilot and passenger. The pilot had told the owner of the airplane he intended to purchase it, and the owner’s agent said he could start the engine but not fly it because the insurance had lapsed. When the owner’s agent left the area, the 260-pound pilot and a 250-pound passenger took off. The airplane was full of fuel, putting the aircraft about 100 pounds overweight....

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