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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 264088
Last updated: 21 July 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic EVOL model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lancair Evolution
Owner/operator:AKV Aviation LLC
Registration: N704AK
MSN: EVO-070
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Parker, CO -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Neosho Hugh Robinson Airport, MO (KEOS)
Destination airport:Denver-Centennial Airport, CO (APA/KAPA)
Investigating agency: NTSB
The two private pilots sustained fatal injuries. The airplane was operated as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 personal flight.

Air Traffic Control information showed the pilot was established on the RNAV (GPS) runway
35R approach to Centennial Airport (APA), Centennial, Colorado, when he contacted the air
traffic control tower about 7 miles south of the airport. The tower controller issued the wind
conditions to the pilot and cleared the airplane to land on runway 35R. The airplane was about
2.6-miles from the end of the runway when the controller queried the pilot if he was executing
a 360 turn, to which the pilot advised that the airplane had lost its autopilot capabilities.

A nearby airplane reported to the controller that it had the airplane in sight, and then saw it
impact powerlines, and subsequently the terrain. A postimpact fire ensued that consumed most
of the composite airplane.

A postaccident examination at the scene showed evidence that the airplane had impacted two
east-west running transmission static lines, that were strung between two transmission towers.
The transmission towers had flashing lights mounted on their tops and the wires between the
towers were marked with multi-colored marker balls. The accident site was at an elevation of
6,270 ft msl. The airplane came to rest about 200 ft due north of the powerlines at an
approximate 50 incline, and 3.40 miles from the approach end of runway 35R on a heading of

The National Transportation Safety Board and Federal Aviation Administration traveled to the
accident site. The wreckage was recovered for further examination.

Sources: (live atc, crash around 11m)



Revision history:

16-Jun-2021 20:44 Captain Adam Added
16-Jun-2021 21:11 Captain Adam Updated [Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Embed code, Narrative]
16-Jun-2021 21:46 Captain Adam Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
16-Jun-2021 21:47 Geno Updated [Time, Registration, Cn, Source, Narrative]
16-Jun-2021 21:58 Captain Adam Updated [Registration, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
16-Jun-2021 22:39 Captain Adam Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
19-Jun-2021 16:03 Anon. Updated [Time, Location, Source, Narrative]
21-Jun-2021 19:30 Captain Adam Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
21-Jul-2021 07:58 aaronwk Updated [Time, Location, Source, Narrative, Category]

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