Preliminary Accident Reports

March 2011 Issue

January 2, 2011, Benton, Penn., Piper PA-28-161 Warrior

At about 1917 Eastern time, the airplane was substantially damaged following an in-flight collision with trees and terrain. The solo private pilot sustained serious injuries. Night instrument conditions were present. The pilot was performing the return leg of a night cross-country for a commercial pilot certificate.

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