Preliminary Accident Reports

February 2010 Issue

December 12, 2009, Alva, Okla., Cessna 310R

The airplane was substantially damaged at about 2355 Central when it collided with terrain while executing an instrument approach. The solo commercial pilot was fatally injured. An IFR flight plan was filed; night instrument conditions prevailed. The airplane came to rest in the upright position, on a heading of approximately 114 degrees, and about mile south of Runway 35.

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