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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 173233
Last updated: 2 November 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic TRIN model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Socata TB20 Trinidad
Registration: N163GT
C/n / msn: 2000
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Frederick, MD -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport: Frederick Municipal Airport (FDK), Frederick
Destination airport: Frederick Municipal Airport (FDK), Frederick
During the initial takeoff climb, at an altitude of 400 feet, the pilot noticed the engine power decrease to 1,500 rpm and several seconds later, the engine lost complete power. The pilot then performed a forced landing to a field, during which the airplane was substantially damaged. The engine was test run on the airframe, after the accident. It started, and ran for several seconds without any anomalies, before being shut down. No pre-impact mechanical anomalies were noted with the airframe or engine.

Total loss of engine power for undetermined reasons.


Revision history:

23-Jan-2015 21:06 Noro Added
10-Mar-2018 08:02 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Other fatalities]

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