This October 2010 accident report is provided by the National Transportation Safety Board. Published as an educational tool, it is intended to help pilots learn from the misfortunes of others.
Aircraft: Piper Dakota. Injuries: 1 Minor. Location: Dorrington, Calif. Aircraft damage: Substantial.
What reportedly happened: While the airplane was level at 15,000 feet in instrument meteorological conditions, the engine began losing power. [Read more...]