Preliminary Accident Reports

September 2007 Issue

July 10, 2007, Sanford, Fla., Cessna 310R

At 0835 Eastern time, the airplane was destroyed during a collision with trees and structures in a residential area while attempting an emergency landing. The Commercial pilot and the Airline Transport pilot aboard were fatally injured. Three people on the ground were killed and four others were seriously injured. A postcrash fire consumed the airplane and two single-family homes. Visual conditions prevailed.

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