Preliminary Accident Reports

September 2004 Issue

June 24, 2004, Asheville, N.C. / Cessna 172S

At about 2345 Eastern time, the Skyhawk collided with rising terrain during an instructional flight in visual conditions. Both the instructor and student were injured and the airplane was substantially damaged. The flight was en route to Thomson, Ga., and encountered lowering ceilings. After descending to 3500 feet, the airplane collided with trees....

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