Preliminary Accident Reports

June 2011 Issue

April 4, 2011, Ridgely, Md., Piper PA-28R-180 Arrow

The airplane was substantially damaged during landing at about 1800 Eastern time. The flight instructor (CFI), commercial pilot receiving instruction and commercial pilot-rated passenger were seriously injured. Visual conditions prevailed. The CFI was providing instruction to the two commercial pilots. A witness driving past the airport saw the airplane making a "tight" left approach to the runway and was "very low."

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