Preliminary Accident Reports

June 2013 Issue

April 19, 2013, Paris, Texas, Piper PA-32-301 Saratoga

At 1150 Central time, the airplane impacted terrain following a loss of engine power during cruise flight. The solo commercial pilot was not injured. Visual conditions prevailed; a VFR flight plan had been filed. According to the pilot, while in cruise flight at 7500 feet msl, the engine lost power and oil immediately covered the windscreen.

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