Preliminary Accident Reports

September 2007 Issue

July 3, 2007, Carlsbad, Calif., Beech E90

At about 0606 Pacific time, the airplane collided with power lines during takeoff. The Private pilot and the Commercial-pilot passenger sustained fatal injuries; one person on the ground sustained minor injuries. The airplane was destroyed. A weather observation taken less than 20 minutes before the accident included calm winds, an indefinite ceiling at 100 feet and visibility of mile.

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