Preliminary Accident Reports

February 2003 Issue

NTSB Preliminary Reports

Selected recent general aviation and air carrier accidents

The following briefs were selected from the 117 preliminary reports filed with the NTSB in November 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, November."


November 01, New Braunfels, Texas
Rockwell Turbo Commander

At approximately 1550 central time, a Rockwell 690B suffered the loss of the top portion of its rudder while in cruise flight at 16,000 feet near New Braunfels. The flight landed without further incident and none of the three aboard was injured. The plot reported that...

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