Preliminary Accident Reports

August 2007 Issue

June 7, 2007, Quilcene, Wash., Cessna 205

The airplane was destroyed when it impacted terrain at approximately 0920 Pacific time while descending. The non-Instrument-rated Private pilot and the pilot-rated passenger sustained fatal injuries. Visual conditions prevailed at the time of takeoff. No flight plan was filed and the aircraft was not reported overdue until later that evening. Search and rescue operations commenced in an area FAA radar data indicated the airplane had descended below radar coverage.

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