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Narrative:The pilot set the aircraft to fly on autopilot and exited the aircraft using a parachute near Birmingham, Alabama. The aircraft crashed later near Milton, Florida. The pilot has been charged with making a fake distress call and intentionally crashing an aircraft.
Piper PA-46-500TP Malibu Meridian
|Owner/operator:||Heritage Aircraft LLC|
|C/n / msn:|| 4697124|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||East Milton, Florida -
United States of America
|Phase:|| En route|
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