Preliminary Accident Reports

June 2009 Issue

April 17, 2009, Oakland Park, Fla., Cessna 421B

The airplane was substantially damaged when it impacted a home at about 1115 Eastern time, following a loss of engine power shortly after takeoff. The solo commercial pilot was killed. Visual conditions prevailed. Prior to the accident flight, the pilot flew the airplane from Costa Rica to Florida, where it sat for two days. The pilot was ferrying the airplane to a new owner.

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