Friday, September 13, 2019

Champion 7KCAB, N4136Y: Accident occurred September 07, 2019 in Mangham, Richland Parish, Louisiana

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

Additional Participating Entity:
Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Aviation Accident Preliminary Report - National Transportation Safety Board: https://app.ntsb.gov/pdf

https://registry.faa.gov/N4136Y

Location: MANGHAM, LA
Accident Number: CEN19LA310
Date & Time: 09/07/2019, 1100 CDT
Registration: N4136Y
Aircraft: Champion 7KCAB
Injuries: 2 None
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General Aviation - Personal

On September 7, 2019, about 1100 central daylight time, a Champion 7KCAB airplane, N4136Y, impacted a tree on approach to a private airstrip near Mangham, Louisiana. The pilot and passengers reported no injuries. The airplane sustained substantial wing and fuselage damage. The airplane was registered to an individual and was operated by the pilot as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 personal flight. Day visual meteorological conditions prevailed in the area about the time of the accident, and the flight was not operated on a flight plan. The local flight departed from the airstrip at an unknown time.

According to initial information from the Federal Aviation Administration, the airplane impacted trees on approach to runway 36 at the airstrip.

At 1053, the recorded weather at the Monroe Regional Airport, near Monroe, Louisiana, was: Wind 280° at 7 kts; visibility 6 statute miles; present weather haze; sky condition clear; temperature 34° C; dew point 21° C; altimeter 30.02 inches of mercury. 

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: Champion
Registration: N4136Y
Model/Series: 7KCAB No Series
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Amateur Built: No
Operator: On file
Operating Certificate(s) Held: None

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

Conditions at Accident Site: Visual Conditions
Condition of Light: Day 
Observation Facility, Elevation: KMLU, 81 ft msl
Observation Time: 1053 CDT
Distance from Accident Site: 16 Nautical Miles
Temperature/Dew Point: 34°C / 21°C
Lowest Cloud Condition: Clear
Wind Speed/Gusts, Direction: 7 knots / , 280°
Lowest Ceiling: None
Visibility:  6 Miles
Altimeter Setting: 30.02 inches Hg
Type of Flight Plan Filed: None
Departure Point: MANGHAM, LA
Destination: MANGHAM, LA

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 1 None
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Passenger Injuries: 1 None
Aircraft Fire: None 
Ground Injuries: N/A
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 2 None
Latitude, Longitude:  32.316667, -91.839444 (est)

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