Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Just JA30 Superstol, N2463H: Accident occurred July 02, 2017 in Ponca City, Kay County, Oklahoma

The National Transportation Safety Board did not travel to the scene of this accident.

Additional Participating Entity:
Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Aviation Accident Preliminary Report  - National Transportation Safety Board:

NTSB Identification: CEN17LA251
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, July 02, 2017 in Ponca City, OK
Aircraft: CODY HAWKINS JA30 SUPERSTOL, registration: N2463H
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 July 2, 2017, about 1430 central daylight time, an Cody Hawkins JA30 SuperSTOL airplane, N2463H, collided with trees near Ponca City, OK. The private rated pilot and passenger were not injured and the airplane sustained substantial damage. The airplane was registered to and operated by a private individual under the provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 as a personal flight. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed for the flight, which operated without a flight plan. The local flight was departing from a private field at the time of the accident.

According to information provided by the pilot, during the initial climb the airplane's performance felt sluggish. The pilot added that the airplane started to lose lift, so the he reduced back stick pressure. The pilot maneuvered around trees and descended into terrain. The airplane's landing gear was side-loaded during the landing and collapsed. The airplane then slid to a stop.

The airplane was retained for further examination.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

It was not enough Super Stol