March 10, 2014
A preliminary report on last month's crash of a corporate jet in Truckee, California, says the craft experienced "in-flight loss of control" on the final approach to the airport.
A federal investigator says it's hoped a damaged cockpit voice
recorder could provide additional clues in the fiery crash December
28th during a Sierra storm.
The crash killed the pilot and co-pilot, both from Pennsylvania,
where the plane was based.
National Transportation Safety Board investigator Wayne Pollack
said the aircraft was cleared for a circling approach to the
airport, which would have allowed pilots to select either of two
Pollack says his investigation should be concluded later this