Saturday, May 6, 2017

Europa Classic, N7854M: Accident occurred May 05, 2017 at Wellington Municipal Airport (KEGT), Sumner County, Kansas

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Kansas City

http://registry.faa.gov/N7854M

NTSB Identification: GAA17CA273
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Friday, May 05, 2017 in Wellington, KS
Aircraft: ADRIAN GEORGE W EUROPA CLASSIC, registration: N7854M

NTSB investigators will use data provided by various entities, including, but not limited to, the Federal Aviation Administration and/or the operator, and will not travel in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft accident report.

Aircraft on landing, went off the runway and gear collapsed.  

Date: 05-MAY-17
Time: 23:00:00Z
Regis#: N7854M
Aircraft Make: EXPERIMENTAL EUROPA
Aircraft Model: CLASSIC
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: SUBSTANTIAL
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
City: WELLINGTON
State: KANSAS

SUMNER COUNTY – A Kansas man avoided injury when an airplane stalled just after 6:30p.m. Friday in Sumner County.

The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2003 Europa Classic piloted by Danny C. Lacoss, 66, Mulvane, was attempting to land when the airspeed got too low.

The fixed wing, single-engine aircraft stalled on final approach, entered an uncontrollable descent, and struck the ground.

Lacoss was the only person on the aircraft. He was not injured.

Original article can be found here: https://www.hayspost.com

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