April 19, Rock Hill, S.C. / Piper Navajo


At 15:45 EDT, a Piper PA-31-350 suffered an in-flight fire on the right engine while on approach to land at Branch Field. The two occupants were not injured. The flight landed after a 45-minute flight from Summerville, S.C., and the pilot of another airplane waiting for takeoff radioed the pilot of the accident airplane and told him that there was a fire on the right engine. The pilot of the accident airplane confirmed the fire and shut down the right engine.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here