Preliminary Accident Reports

December 2006 Issue

October 21, 2006, Georgetown, La. / North American T-28C

The airplane was destroyed at 1927 Central time when it impacted wooded terrain. The solo Commercial pilot was fatally injured. Instrument conditions prevailed. Shortly after the pilot advised ATC he was descending to 2000 feet msl to maintain VFR, the airplane began a descent and disappeared from radar. The airplane impacted terrain in a near-vertical descent, and the entire engine assembly, including two propeller blades, were imbedded about six feet into the ground.…

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