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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 59548
Last updated: 6 November 2019
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Date:11-APR-2009
Time:17:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic DV20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Diamond DA20-C1 Eclipse
Owner/operator:Wings of Eagles School of Flight
Registration: N964CT
C/n / msn: CO114
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Shelbyville Municipal Airport, Tennessee -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Smyrna, TN (MQY)
Destination airport:Smyrna, TN (MQY)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The student pilot was practicing stop-and-go landings on runway 36 under the supervision of his flight instructor. Shortly after the fourth takeoff, a reduction in engine power was observed with the throttle in the full open position. The instructor took control of the airplane and attempted a left hand turn to land on runway 18. The engine did not regain full power and a forced landing was made on airport property, short of runway 18. The airplane collided with a drainage ditch during the landing and was substantially damaged. Examination of the airframe and engine did not reveal any evidence of a pre-existing mechanical malfunction or failure. During a post-accident test run, the engine started normally and produced rated horsepower with no hesitation or interruption in power.
Probable Cause: A partial loss of engine power for an undetermined reason.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20090413X50303&key=1


Images:


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Apr-2009 09:15 slowkid Added
26-Aug-2009 12:03 harro Updated
27-May-2010 09:13 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
01-Dec-2017 18:53 ASN Update Bot Updated [Cn, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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