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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 243390
Last updated: 28 September 2020
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Date:24-SEP-2020
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic FOX model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Denney Kitfox Mark IV Speedster
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N525PP
C/n / msn: JBS069
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Lake County Airport (LXV/KLXV), Leadville, CO -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Leadville Airport, CO (LXV/KLXV)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The aircraft, an experimental Paul Henry Phillips built Kitfox Mark IV Speedster, failed to maintain sufficient power to climb and impacted trees and terrain during the attempt to return to the point of departure at Lake County Airport (LXV/KLXV), Leadville, Colorado, which has a field altitude of 9933.5 feet/3027.7 meters. The Rotax 912ULS 80hp powered airplane sustained substantial damage and the sole pilot onboard was not injured.

Sources:

FAA
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N525PP
https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=525PP
https://abpic.co.uk/pictures/model/Denney%20Kitfox%20Mk.IV%20Speedster


Revision history:

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28-Sep-2020 16:36 Geno Added

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