ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 288377
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Narrative:The pilot was on a local flight when the airplane sustained an in-flight loss of engine power. The airplane impacted a ditch during the off-field landing and incurred substantial damage. The pilot reported that the rotary-type ignition switch vibrated from the "run" position to the "off" position. The pilot did not hold a pilot certificate.
|Type:||Eipper Quicksilver MX II|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1|
|Aircraft damage:|| Substantial|
|Location:||Newark, Illinois -
United States of America
|Phase:|| En route|
|Departure airport:||Newark, IL (0C8)|
|Destination airport:||Newark, IL (0C8)|
|Investigating agency: ||NTSB|
|Confidence Rating:|| Accident investigation report completed and information captured|
Probable Cause: A total loss of engine power during cruise when the ignition switch vibrated into the "off" position, leading to the airplane's impact with a ditch during the off-field landing.
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|Investigating agency: ||NTSB |
|Status: ||Investigation completed|
|Duration: ||5 months|
|Download report: || Final report|
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