Preliminary Accident Reports

August 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 May 2003. Statements in quotes were taken directly from the NTSB documents. Click here to view "Accident Totals, May."


May 03, Roanoke, Texas
Piper Super Cub

At 1500 central time, a Piper PA-18A-150 lost engine power during initial climb from Northwest Regional Airport and was damaged in the forced landing. The flight instructor and pilot receiving instruction suffered minor injuries. The pilot was receiving a flight checkout for his tail wheel endorsement and had been doing touch and goes. The pilot said that, when the flight depa...

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