Preliminary Accident Reports

January 2012 Issue

November 5, 2011, Okeechobee, Fla., Siai-Marchetti S205-22R

At 1045 Eastern time, the airplane experienced a partial loss of engine power during climbout. The solo private pilot performed a forced landing in the Kissimmee River, which resulted in substantial damage to the fuselage but no injuries. Visual conditions prevailed.

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