Preliminary Accident Reports

September 2002 Issue

June 14, Brownsville, Calif. / Piper Tri-Pacer

At 0945 Pacific time, a Piper PA-22-135 crashed while trying to turn back to the runway after losing power on initial climb out of Brownsville. The pilot was killed. The airplane crashed about a quarter to half-mile short of the runway and burned. The flight was the first since the airplane’s mixture control had been repaired....

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