Preliminary Accident Reports

May 2010 Issue

March 15, 2010, Hilton Head Island, S.C., Lancair IV-P Experimental

At about 1800 Eastern time, the airplane lost power during cruise flight and struck a pedestrian while making a forced landing on a beach. The pilot and passenger were not injured but the pedestrian was killed. The airplane sustained minor damage. Visual conditions prevailed for the IFR cross-country flight.

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