Preliminary Accident Reports

May 2009 Issue

March 8, 2009, Carrollton, Ga., Cessna 182P

The airplane was destroyed when it impacted a lake at about 0845 Eastern time. The private pilot and two passengers were fatally injured. Instrument conditions prevailed; no flight plan had been filed. The pilot did not possess an instrument rating. A weather observation taken about 26 nm from the accident site at 0900 included statute mile visibility and an overcast at 300 feet.

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