Preliminary Accident Reports

March 2006 Issue

January 9, 2006, St. Charles, Mo. / Cessna 310R

At 1720 Central time, the aircraft was substantially damaged on impact with a bird about 10 sm west of the St. Charles County Smartt Airport (SET). An in-flight fire in the right wing main fuel tank then ensued. Visual conditions prevailed. The pilot was uninjured. The flight returned to SET after the bird strike....

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