Preliminary Accident Reports
February 2012 Issue
December 20, 2011, Morristown, N.J., Socata TBM 700
At about 1005 Eastern time, the airplane collided with terrain following an in-flight loss of aircraft control. Visual conditions prevailed; an IFR flight plan was in effect. The airplane sustained substantial damage. The instrument-rated private pilot and four passengers were fatally injured. The flight originated at 0950. While flying at 17,000 feet msl, the pilot reported he was in icing conditions.
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