Preliminary Accident Reports

December 2011 Issue

October 2, 2011, Moorefield, W.V., Piper PA-32R-300 Lance

The airplane was substantially damaged at about 2055 Eastern time when it impacted trees and terrain before coming to rest inverted in a heavily wooded area. Night instrument conditions prevailed; no flight plan had been filed. The non-instrument rated private pilot and two passengers were fatally injured.

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