Preliminary Accident Reports

June 2008 Issue

April 17, 2008, Pontiac, Mich., Eclipse Aviation EA500

At 1830 Eastern time the airplane experienced a stuck rudder trim situation during a simulated single-engine instrument approach. It diverted and landed without incident at a nearby airport with more favorable winds. The instructor pilot and the pilot/owner receiving training were not injured. Visual conditions prevailed at the time of the incident.

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