Preliminary Accident Reports

April 2013 Issue

February 14, 2013, Yeehaw Junction, Fla. Cessna 310H

The airplane was substantially damaged when it impacted terrain at about 1630 Eastern time, following an in-flight loss of control. The private pilot, pilot-rated passenger and a second passenger were fatally injured. Marginal visual conditions prevailed While in cruise, the pilot advised ATC he had entered instrument conditions and requested assistance. The controller attempted to radar-identify the flight; however, no further communications were received. Radar data indicated an altitude of 8000 feet and a rapid descent…

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