Preliminary Accident Reports

September 2010 Issue

July 12, 2010, Chapel Hill, N.C., Cirrus SR20

At 1513 Eastern time, the airplane collided with pine trees and a perimeter fence after veering off the runway. Visual conditions prevailed. The private pilot was killed, the front-seat passenger received serious injuries and the rear-seat passenger received minor injuries. According to the rear seat passenger, the flight was uneventful until landing.

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