Accidents in Brief

Compiled by Jessica A. Salerno

Selected Accidents and Incidents in July 2014. The following NTSB information is preliminary.

July 11— At 1419 EDT, a Mooney M20M (N72FG) crashed shortly after takeoff from the Greenwood Municipal Airport (HFY), Greenwood, Indiana. The private pilot was fatally injured and his flight instructor received serious injuries. The airplane was heavily damaged by impact and a post-impact fire. The Mooney was registered to and operated by the private pilot as a personal/training flight. It was VFR for the flight, but the pilot filed an IFR flight plan for the flight that was originating at the time with a destination of the East Texas Regional Airport (GGG), Longview, Texas.

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