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Crash of a Cessna 207 Stationair in Vinalhaven

Accident description

  • Jun 26, 2017 at 0741 LT
  • N207GM
  • Takeoff (climb)
  • Cargo
  • Yes
  • Airport (less than 10 km from airport)
  • Vinalhaven - Rockland
  • 207-0217
  • 1972
  • Vinalhaven, Maine
  • USA
  • North America
  • 1
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • After takeoff from Vinalhaven Airstrip, the single engine aircraft encountered difficulties to gain height, hit trees and crashed in a wooded area. The pilot was on his way to Rockland-Knox County Airport, carrying various goods and mail. The aircraft was destroyed and the pilot was injured. It was reported by local sheriff that the aircraft was heavily loaded.