Preliminary Accident Reports

July 2003 Issue

NTSB Preliminary Reports

Selected recent general aviation and airline accidents

The following briefs were selected from the preliminary reports filed with the NTSB in April 2003. Statements in quotes were taken directly from the NTSB documents. Click here to view "Accident Totals, April."


April 01, Lakeland, Fla.
Mooney M20C

At about 1630 eastern time, a Mooney M20C struck a ground marshaller during taxi after landing at Lakeland Linder Regional Airport. The ground marshaller was seriously injured and the airplane received minor damage. The pilot said he was taxiing west on taxiway Delta when he saw the ground marshaller off his left wing. The ground marshaller waved him on and then ducke...

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