Preliminary Accident Reports

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


June 02, Gatlinburg, Tenn.
Beech Baron

At 1645 central time, a Beech 58P struck the ground 120 feet short of runway 28 at Gatlinburg-Pigeon Forge Airport. The pilot and two passengers reported no injuries. The pilot said he did not realize there was a hill at the approach end of runway 28. During approach, the nose gear of the airplane collided with the hill short of the runway.

June 03, Frederick, Md.<...

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