Preliminary Accident Reports

April 2013 Issue

February 6, 2013, Casa Grande, Ariz. Beech E90 King Air

At about 1135 Mountain time, the airplane sustained substantial damage when it collided with terrain while maneuvering. The private pilot, who occupied the left seat, and the CFI occupying the right seat sustained fatal injuries. Visual conditions prevailed. A line service person who assisted the pilot in preparing the airplane for the flight reported the pilot mentioned he and the CFI were going up to practice some maneuvers. Several witnesses reported observing the airplane over the…

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