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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 139319
Last updated: 15 December 2019
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Type:Silhouette image of generic DV20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Diamond DA20-C1
Owner/operator:Falcon Aviation Academy
Registration: N828MA
C/n / msn: C0321
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:South of Newnan Coweta County Airport - KCCO, Atlanta, GA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Newnan, GA (CCO)
Destination airport:Newnan, GA (CCO)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Following a solo flight to a nearby airport, the student pilot returned to the origination airport for pattern work. After one full stop landing, he attempted another takeoff. About 400 feet above the ground, the engine began to lose power. Attempts to restore power were unsuccessful, so the pilot set up for a forced landing in a field. The airplane struck trees during the landing and remained lodged in the trees, sustaining substantial damage to the airframe. A postaccident examination revealed that the fuel tanks were half-full of fuel. No evidence of fuel contamination or starvation was found. The engine was successfully test run on the airframe. The reason for the loss of engine power could not be determined.
Probable Cause: A total loss of engine power for undetermined reasons.



Revision history:

19-Oct-2011 06:38 RobertMB Added
19-Oct-2011 09:38 Geno Updated [Location, Narrative]
27-Oct-2011 11:32 Geno Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
21-Dec-2016 19:26 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
27-Nov-2017 17:20 ASN Update Bot Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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