Preliminary Accident Reports

June 2006 Issue

April 19, 2006, Arkansas, Kan. / Cessna T210N

The airplane was destroyed when it struck power lines and then impacted terrain near Arkansas, Kan., at approximately 2035 Central time. A post-impact fire ensued. Visual conditions prevailed; the Private pilot and passenger sustained serious injuries. Local law enforcement at the accident scene reported that the pilot may have been flying low, taking pictures, when the airplane struck the power lines. A power line was observed being down at the site. The deputy said that a post-crash fire consumed most of the airplane. He also said that the power was out in the area....

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