Preliminary Accident Reports

June 2003 Issue

March 13, Delta, Colo. / Piper Arrow

At approximately 1225 mountain time, a Piper PA-28R-200 on a post-maintenance test flight lost engine power and crash-landed in irregular terrain. The pilot and his passenger were not injured. The pilot said the airplane’s engine had just been overhauled and this was the airplane’s first flight since its installation. During the flight the engine quit....

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