Preliminary Accident Reports

September 2010 Issue

July 4, 2010, Alpine, Texas, Cessna 421B Golden Eagle

The airplane was destroyed when it impacted terrain at approximately 0015 Central time. A post-crash fire ensued. Dark night visual conditions prevailed. The emergency medical services flight was operating on an IFR flight plan under FAR Part 135. The airline transport pilot, two flight nurses, the patient and a passenger were fatally injured.

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