Monday, September 25, 2017

Lancair IV-P, N11AW: Accident occurred September 24, 2017 -and- Incident occurred October 23, 2016 at Eagle County Regional Airport (KEGE), Colorado

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

Additional Participating Entity:
Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Denver, Colorado

Aviation Accident Preliminary Report - National Transportation Safety Board:

NTSB Identification: CEN17LA363
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, September 24, 2017 in Eagle, CO
Aircraft: LINN LANCAIR IV-PROPJET, registration: N11AW
Injuries: 1 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 September 24, 2017, at 1214 mountain daylight time, a Linn Lancair IV-Propjet, N11AW, experienced a partial loss of engine power and impacted terrain during final approach to runway 25 at Eagle County Regional Airport (EGE), Eagle, Colorado. The pilot performed a forced landing to a field about one-mile from the approach end of runway 25 after he was unable to increase engine power above idle. The airplane sustained substantial damage. The pilot was uninjured. The airplane was registered to and operated by the pilot under 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 as a test flight that was not operating on a flight plan. The local flight originated at 1204 and was destined to EGE.

Incident occurred October 23, 2016  at Eagle County Regional Airport (KEGE), Colorado:

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Denver, Colorado

Aircraft on landing, gear collapsed.

Date: 23-OCT-16

Time: 19:28:00Z
Regis#: N11AW
Aircraft Make: LANCAIR
Aircraft Model: IV
Event Type: Incident
Highest Injury: None
Damage: Minor
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
State: Colorado

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