Preliminary Accident Reports

September 2011 Issue

July 1, 2011, Yabucoa, Puerto Rico, Cessna A185F

The airplane was substantially damaged when it impacted water at approximately 1433 Atlantic time. The commercial pilot and four passengers were fatally injured. Instrument conditions prevailed. Review of radar data indicates the airplane initially climbed to 2000 feet msl and, approximately five minutes later, descended to 1800 feet.

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