Preliminary Accident Reports

September 2011 Issue

July 30, 2011, Springfield, Ohio, Wright B Flyer Experimental

At about 1055 Eastern time, the airplane sustained substantial damage on impact with terrain during a forced landing near Springfield, Ohio. The commercial pilot and pilot-rated passenger sustained fatal injuries. Visual conditions prevailed. Witnesses reported the airplane’s engine sounded like its rpm varied.

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