Preliminary Accident Reports

January 2003 Issue

NTSB Preliminary Reports

Selected recent general aviation and air carrier accidents

The following briefs were selected from the 122 preliminary reports filed with the NTSB in October 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, October."


October 01, Laramie, Wyo.
Cessna 210

At 1627 mountain time, a Cessna T210M struck terrain while maneuvering 16 miles northeast of Laramie, killing the pilot. Instrument meteorological conditions existed at the accident site and the airplane had been on an IFR flight plan. The pilot was at FL170 when he requested a descent to...