Monday, August 15, 2016

Bellanca 7ECA, Wild River Flying Club Inc., N50437: Accident occurred August 14, 2016 in Lino Lakes, Anoka County, Minnesota


FAA Flight Standards District Office: FAA Minneapolis FSDO-15

NTSB Identification: CEN16LA324
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, August 14, 2016 in Lino Lakes, MN
Aircraft: BELLANCA 7ECA, registration: N50437
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. Any errors in this report will be corrected when the final report has been completed. NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

On August 14, 2016, about 1420 central daylight time, a Bellanca 7ECA, N50437, collided with swampy terrain and nosed over during takeoff at Surfside Airport (MN24), Lino Lakes, Minnesota. The two pilots aboard were not injured. The airplane was substantially damaged. The airplane was registered to and operated by Wild River Flying Club, Saint Croix Falls, Wisconsin, under the provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 as an instructional flight. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time of the accident, and no flight plan had been filed. The flight was originating at the time of the accident, and was destined for Osceola (KOEO), Wisconsin.

According to the pilots, the takeoff roll seemed normal. The airplane's wheels brushed the bushes at the departure end of the runway. Unable to climb, the airplane landed in a marshy area off the end of the runway and nosed over.

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