Preliminary Accident Reports

May 2010 Issue

March 17, 2010, Eliza Island, Wash., Piper PA-28R-200

At approximately 1055 Pacific time, the airplane sustained substantial damage during a forced landing following a loss of engine power. The private pilot and the flight instructor-rated passenger were not injured. Visual conditions prevailed for the post-maintenance test flight, which had been airborne for approximately 10 minutes.

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