Preliminary Accident Reports

February 2007 Issue

December 14, 2006, Montgomery, N.Y. / Cessna 310Q

The airplane was substantially damaged when it impacted trees at about 1310 Eastern time, shortly after takeoff. The Commercial pilot was fatally injured; visual conditions prevailed. During the approximate six-month period prior to the accident flight, the elevator trim actuator was removed and replaced as part of major maintenance. Four mechanics worked on the airplane during that time.

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