A Piper cherokee departed Orange county NY and was enroute to Danbury CT . The aircraft was found four miles southwest of Dutchess County Airport. The pilot of the aircraft was found dead. There was a survivor who was airlifted to a hospital . The pilot reported oil and pressure problems . more info abclocal.go.com/wabc/story?secti … id=7132449
Very sad. Hope the survivor has a good recovery. Thoughts go out to the family of the pilot .
FlightAware Flight Tracker N345AT PA-28R-200 of Ayalon Flight Services Inc.
According to local newspaper reports, the pilot was the owner and president of Air Gator Inc.
** Report created 11/23/2009 Record 3 **
Regis#: 345AT Make/Model: PA28 Description: PA-28 CHEROKEE, ARROW, WARRIOR, ACHER, D
Date: 11/22/2009 Time: 1817
Event Type: Accident Highest Injury: Fatal Mid Air: N Missing: N
City: POUGHKEEPSIE State: NY Country: US
AIRCRAFT CRASHED INTO A WOODED AREA, THERE WERE TWO PERSONS ON BOARD, ONE
WAS FATALLY INJURED AND ONE SUSTAINED SERIOUS INJURIES, 4 MILES FROM
INJURY DATA Total Fatal: 1
# Crew: 2 Fat: 1 Ser: 1 Min: 0 Unk:
# Pass: 0 Fat: 0 Ser: 0 Min: 0 Unk:
# Grnd: Fat: 0 Ser: 0 Min: 0 Unk:
WEATHER: NOT REPORTED
Activity: Unknown Phase: Unknown Operation: OTHER
FAA FSDO: TETERBORO, NJ (EA25) Entry date: 11/23/2009
N345AT pilot had attempting an emergency landing on a road when the aircraft went down short - into dense woods. Pilot had reported loss of oil pressure and mechanical problems and stated he was landing on a road.
Unfortunately, the passenger succumbed to his injuries yesterday.