Preliminary Accident Reports

January 2012 Issue

November 17, 2011, Perryville, Ark., Piper PA-28-180 Cherokee 180

At about 1610 Central time, the airplane impacted the ground. The flight instructor pilot and three passengers were fatally injured; the airplane was substantially damaged. Visual conditions prevailed. Radar data showed the airplane level at 7000 feet msl on a southeasterly heading. At 1610:49, the airplane entered a right turn and began descending. The airplane disappeared from radar shortly thereafter.

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