Preliminary Accident Reports

September 2004 Issue

June 11, 2004, Reims, France / Piper PA-42 Malibu

At 1210 UTC, a Piper PA-42 sustained minor damage while in cruise flight near Reims, France. The foreign certificated pilot was seriously injured. Weather conditions were unknown. While in cruise flight at FL 180, a left window departed the airplane. The airplane experienced a rapid decompression, and the pilot completed a successful emergency landing....

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