Friday, December 8, 2017

Vans RV-10, N9738J, Gemini Professionals LLC: Accident occurred December 07, 2017 near Limon Municipal Airport (KLIC), Lincoln County, Colorado

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

Gemini Professionals LLC:

NTSB Identification: GAA18CA075
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Thursday, December 07, 2017 in Limon, CO
Aircraft: JONES KENT C VANS RV-10, registration: N9738J

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 approach. Struck powerline. Landed in pasture.

Date: 08-DEC-17
Time: 03:20:00Z
Regis#: N9738J
Aircraft Make: JONES
Aircraft Model: VANS RV10
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: MINOR
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: APPROACH (APR)

A small plane that was making an approach to the Limon Municipal Airport clipped a transmission line near Limon, resulting in a power outage affecting portions of eastern Colorado.

According to the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office, the plane was making its approach shortly before 8:00 p.m. Thursday when the power line was severed. The pilot attempted to land the plane at the Limon Municipal Airport, but crash-landed nearby.

The pilot escaped with minor injuries, and was found walking around the area when emergency crews arrived.

According to the Mountain View Electric Association outage map, service was fulling restored throughout the area Friday morning.

Original article can be found here ➤

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