Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Zenith CH 750 Cruzer, N956GM: Accident occurred November 27, 2017 in Louviers, Douglas County, 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: https://app.ntsb.gov/pdf

http://registry.faa.gov/N956GM

Location: Louviers, CO
Accident Number: CEN18LA042
Date & Time: 11/27/2017, 1800 MST
Registration: N956GM
Aircraft: MOTLEY GARY W ZENITH CH750 CRUZER
Injuries: 1 None
Flight Conducted Under:  Part 91: General Aviation - Personal

On November 27, 2017, about 1800 mountain standard time, the pilot of a Zenith CH750 Cruzer, N956GM, made a forced landing near Louviers, Colorado, after the engine lost power. The pilot, the sole occupant on board, was not injured. The airplane was substantially damaged. The airplane was registered to and operated by the pilot under the provisions of Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 as a personal flight. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time of the accident, and no flight plan had been filed. The local flight originated from 5T6 approximately 1730

The pilot told a Federal Aviation Administration inspector, that the engine, a Viking 130GDI, overheated and seized.

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Manufacturer: MOTLEY GARY W
Registration: N956GM
Model/Series: ZENITH CH750 CRUZER NO SERIES
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Amateur Built: Yes 
Operator: On file
Operating Certificate(s) Held: None

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Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 1 None
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Passenger Injuries: N/A
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries: N/A
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 1 None
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