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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 135336
Last updated: 21 July 2020
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Type:Evans VP-1 Volksplane
Registration: N493
C/n / msn: N493
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Concordia, KS -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Concordia, KS (CNK)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
The airplane was destroyed when it impacted a road and a ditch during a forced landing following a loss of engine power. The pilot stated that the power loss occurred when he reduced throttle upon reaching his cruising altitude. He stated that he elected to land on a roadway and, due to traffic, turned to land on the other side of the road. The airplane subsequently impacted the road and a ditch. No pre-impact defects were found with respect to the airplane. The student pilot was not authorized to fly the accident airplane.
Probable Cause: The loss of engine power for undetermined reasons. Contributing factors were the roadway, the ditch and unsuitable terrain.



Revision history:

29-Sep-2015 05:42 Richard R. Walkup Updated [Narrative]
21-Dec-2016 19:26 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
08-Dec-2017 19:08 ASN Update Bot Updated [Other fatalities, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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