Preliminary Accident Reports

January 2011 Issue

November 4, 2010, Fruitvale, Texas, Siai-Marchetti S.205/22R

At approximately 2100 Central time, the airplane was substantially damaged when the pilot struck a power line and trees, and impacted terrain after the engine lost power. Night visual conditions prevailed. The solo pilot was seriously injured. The cross-country flight originated at Denton (DTO), Texas, and was en route to Shreveport (SHV), La.

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