Date & Time: Nov 25, 2017 at 1319 LT
Type of aircraft:
Piper PA-46 Malibu Meridian (Malibu Mirage)
Saint Petersburg – Pensacola
United States of America
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
The single engine aircraft departed runway 36 at Saint Petersburg-Clearwater Airport at 1315LT bound for Pensacola. During initial climb, the pilot reported technical problems and elected to return for a safe landing. On final, the aircraft crashed in a field located near the runway 36 threshold. The aircraft was destroyed and the pilot was seriously injured.