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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 65969
 
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Date:25-JUN-2009
Time:08:10
Type:Eipper Quicksilver MXL II Sport
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N2910P
MSN: 000772
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Longmont, Colorado -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Longmont, CO
Destination airport:Longmont, CO
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The student pilot reportedly purchased the airplane several months prior to the accident, and was on a local flight when the accident flight occurred. The pilot stated that the airplane got low during an approach to the runway, so he added engine power, but the engine did not respond. The airplane then impacted a guardrail short of the runway. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Inspector, who responded to the scene, stated that the pilot had reported putting 5 gallons of fuel in the airplane prior to flight, that the pilot had been airborne for about an hour, and the engine used about 4 gallons per hour. In a telephone interview with the NTSB Investigator in Charge (IIC), the pilot stated the engine did not produce power during the approach, and he thought that the airplane might have encountered carburetor icing. The pilot failed to submit a NTSB form 6120.1, Pilot/Operator Accident/Incident Report, as requested.
Probable Cause: The loss of engine power for undetermined reasons.

Sources:

NTSB

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 3 months
Download report: Final report
Location


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Jun-2009 07:07 slowkid Added
21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
02-Dec-2017 15:37 ASN Update Bot Updated [Cn, Operator, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative, Plane category]

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