Preliminary Accident Reports

October 2011 Issue

August 3, 2011, St. Petersburg, Fla., Piper PA-30 Twin Comanche

The airplane collided with the ground during initial takeoff climb at about 1111 Eastern time. Visual conditions prevailed. The airplane received structural damage to the left wing and airframe. The commercial pilot and three passengers reported minor injuries; one passenger received serious injuries.

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