Accident Quicksilver MX II Sprint UNREG, 14 Jan 2006
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 292692
 
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Date:14-JAN-2006
Time:09:36 LT
Type:Quicksilver MX II Sprint
Owner/operator:Otis E Hopkins
Registration: UNREG
MSN: Unknown
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Minor
Category:Accident
Location:Bouse, Arizona -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Bouse, AZ
Destination airport:Bouse, AZ
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
An unregistered two seat ultralight airplane experienced a loss of engine power and impacted a tree. The airplane took off and entered a downwind leg for the airstrip about 200 feet above ground level (agl). When the airplane was about midfield on the downwind, the engine lost power. The aircraft descended and impacted a tree nose first. Examination of the engine revealed indications of over temperature and seizure of the left piston.

Probable Cause: Loss of engine power after takeoff due to engine overheating and piston seizure.

Sources:

NTSB LAX06CA090

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 4 months
Download report: Final report
Other occurrences involving this aircraft

9 Jun 2002 UNREG Private 1 Cook, Washington sub
2 Jul 2012 UNREG Private 0 Manvel, North Dakota sub
Loss of control.
17 Feb 2013 UNREG Poplarville, Mississippi sub
Loss of control.
17 Dec 2013 UNREG 0 Palestine, Texas sub
Loss of control.

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