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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70207
Last updated: 24 November 2019
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Type:Silhouette image of generic SREY model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Progressive Aerodyne SeaRey
Registration: N4031
C/n / msn: 1MK225
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Near Lake Elmo Airport, Washington County, MN -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:St. Paul, MN (21D)
Destination airport:St. Paul, MN (21D)
Investigating agency: NTSB
During takeoff, the engine never reached full power. While about 18 feet above the runway, the pilot attempted to land. During the attempt, the pilot initiated a steep bank turn in order to avoid an airport perimeter fence. Subsequently, the airplane impacted the ground and came to rest upright. Examination of the airplane revealed no anomalies that would have precluded normal operation. The engine was test run with a slave propeller and the engine developed normal power and RPM. The reason for the loss of partial engine power during takeoff could not be determined.
Probable Cause: The pilot's delay in aborting the takeoff during the takeoff roll when he became aware of the engine not producing full power.



Revision history:

28-Nov-2009 12:54 RobertMB Added
28-Nov-2009 15:17 RobertMB Updated
28-Nov-2009 19:17 slowkid Updated
28-Nov-2009 23:30 Geno Updated
21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
02-Dec-2017 17:47 ASN Update Bot Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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