Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Zenith/Zenair STOL, CH-701, N701JN: Engine lost power; attempted a landing on a grass runway that was soft due to recent rain; nose wheel collapsed on landing























AIRCRAFT:   2011 Zenith/Zenair STOL, CH-701, N701JN, s/n:  7-7461

Total Time Airframe 298, Hobbs Time 308. 

The last Annual Condition Inspection was performed 08/22/2015 at Hobbs time 293

ENGINE:  Corvair Model GO-140, 100HP Manufactured by Chevrolet                           

Total Time Since New is approximately 308.  

The last Annual Condition Inspection was performed 08/22/2016 at Engine Total Time 293

PROPELLER:  Warp Drive, HP HUB N17917,2 Blade Carbon Fiber TTSN 298. Last Annual 08/22/2016

Total Time Since New is approximately 298.  The last Annual Condition Inspection was performed 08/22/2015 at 293.6. 

EQUIPMENT:  1 Flt Com 403, Transponder KT 76A TSO.
           
DESCRIPTION OF ACCIDENT:  Engine lost power. Attempted a landing on a grass runway that was soft due to recent rain. Nose wheel collapsed on landing.

DESCRIPTION OF DAMAGES:  Damage includes but may not be limited to the following:      

Both wing tips and wings damaged
Nose wheel torn off
Firewall
Fuselage
Spinner
Motor mount
Cowling

LOCATION OF AIRCRAFT:  Marion County Airport 15070 SW 111th Street, Dunnellon, FL 34432.

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