Preliminary Accident Reports

April 2004 Issue

January 03, Amarillo, Texas / Mooney M20C

At approximately 1445 central time, a Mooney M20C crashed near Amarillo, Texas, after the pilot reported having chest pains. The pilot was killed. The pilot departed Amarillo and requested flight following for a VFR cross-country trip. A few minutes later, he reported chest pains and advised he was returning to Amarillo. Witnesses and the recorded radar track showed the airplane entered a steep descending right turn....

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