Preliminary Accident Reports

August 2011 Issue

June 10, 2011, Westbrook, Conn., Piper PA-24-250 Comanche

At about 1435 Eastern time, the airplane was substantially damaged when it collided with wooded terrain during a forced landing, which followed total loss of engine power. The airline transport pilot was fatally injured; the private pilot passenger was seriously injured. Visual conditions prevailed.

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