Preliminary Accident Reports

July 2010 Issue

May 6, 2010, Yuma, Ariz., Cessna U206G

At about 0530 Mountain time, the airplane collided with terrain and was substantially damaged. The commercial pilot was killed. Visual conditions prevailed. The flight took off at about 0525. The operator stated the airplane was equipped to release moths under a state-run program. The airplane normally flies at 500 feet agl when releasing the moths.

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