Preliminary Accident Reports

February 2007 Issue

December 2, 2006 in West Dover, VT / Ted Smith Aerostar 601P

At about 1245 Eastern time, the aircraft was destroyed when it impacted terrain while maneuvering. The solo Commercial pilot was fatally injured. Visual conditions prevailed. A witness who lived about seven miles from a nearby airport observed the accident airplane on final approach. The witness stated the landing gear was extended and he did not notice anything unusual.

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