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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 21751
Last updated: 22 April 2018
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Type:Aero Adventure Aventura II
Owner/operator:Clifford Drochak
Registration: N621CD
C/n / msn: AA2A0130
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:Mount Morris Township, MI -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:Flushing, MI (3DA)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
The amateur-built, experimental amphibian airplane had just departed the grass airstrip. About 100 feet above ground level just beyond the departure end of the airstrip, the engine lost power. Seconds later, the airplane impacted a tree and the ground in a left wing down, nose low attitude. Inspection of the propeller revealed no evidence of rotation at the time of impact. The fuel tank contained about 8 gallons of fuel. Flight control continuity was established. The engine rotated and an engine run was conducted and it operated. The inspection of the airframe and fuselage revealed no preexisting anomalies. The reason for the loss of engine power was not determined.
Probable Cause: A loss of engine power for undetermined reasons.




(c) NTSB

Revision history:

16-Jul-2008 11:13 Fusko Added
27-Aug-2009 12:05 harro Updated
21-Dec-2016 19:14 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
21-Dec-2016 19:16 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
21-Dec-2016 19:20 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
03-Dec-2017 11:27 ASN Update Bot Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative, Plane category]

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