NTSB Releases Preliminary Report On Wilton Plane Crash That Left Family Of 4 Hurt

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WILTON (CBS13) — The National Transportation Safety Board has released its preliminary study connected the Wilton level clang that near 4 household members hurt.

According to the study connected the Oct. 14 crash, the WSK Mielec AN-2TD was taking disconnected erstwhile the aviator reported that the aircraft’s controls were not responding. The level continued to transportation up, prompting the aviator to slope near towards an unfastened area.

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The aviator reported that helium was incapable to propulsion the power yoke forward, with the study describing the aviator arsenic feeling similar helium was “stretching” the cables with guardant pressure.

Less than a infinitesimal aft taking off, the level descended into immoderate trees and past came to stop. It past caught fire.

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All 4 radical who were wrong had to get retired done the beforehand model owed to the backmost doorway being deformed successful the crash.

Two videos were taken of the level taking off, the study details. The level was captured banking near conscionable aft taking disconnected successful 1 of the videos.

Both the aviator and 1 rider ended up with superior injuries. The different 2 passengers lone suffered insignificant injuries, according to the report. Family members besides antecedently reported that a canine onboard didn’t survive.

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Read the afloat preliminary study here.

CBS13 Staff

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