Accident Quicksilver MX II Sprint UNREG,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 292692
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Date:Saturday 14 January 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
Location:Bouse, Arizona -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Bouse, AZ
Destination airport:Bouse, AZ
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
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.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: LAX06CA090
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 4 months
Download report: Final report



History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
9 June 2002 UNREG Private 1 Cook, Washington sub
2 July 2012 UNREG Private 0 Manvel, North Dakota sub
Loss of control
17 February 2013 UNREG Poplarville, Mississippi sub
Loss of control
17 December 2013 UNREG 0 Palestine, Texas sub
Loss of control
25 February 2021 UNREG Private 0 Hattiesburg, Mississippi sub

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