Preliminary Accident Reports

September 2003 Issue

June 09, Santa Nella, Calif. / Rockwell Aero-Commander 112

At approximately 0900 Pacific time, a Rockwell Aero-Commander 112TC struck mountainous terrain approximately seven miles west of Santa Nella, killing the pilot and leaving the flight instructor seriously injured. Instrument conditions prevailed and a flight plan had not been filed. Witnesses said the location, at 1,402 msl on a steep hillside, was shrouded in fog, with visibility of less than 100 yards....

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