Preliminary Accident Reports

April 2004 Issue

January 01, Dallas, Texas / Bellanca Super Viking

At 1004 central time, a Bellanca 17-30A crashed shortly after takeoff from runway 15 at Addison Airport, killing the pilot and passenger. Four minutes after the flight departed IFR for Amarillo the pilot reported he had “lost his panel.” The aircraft crashed into two houses, destroying them in the ensuing fire. No one on the ground was injured. Weather at the time of takeoff included a ceiling of 100 feet overcast, temperature and dewpoint at 17 degrees C, visibility of 7/8ths of a mile....

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