Preliminary Accident Reports

July 2006 Issue

May 18, 2006, Battle Ground, Wash. / Cessna T210L

At 2009 Pacific time, the airplane sustained substantial damage after impacting trees following an aborted landing at a private airstrip. The Private pilot received serious injuries, while the two passengers sustained minor injuries. Visual conditions prevailed. It was reported that the airplane’s approach to the private airstrip was long and fast. The airplane impacted a series of trees before crashing and catching fire....

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