Wednesday, April 08, 2020

Mitsubishi Mu-2B-40, N425GZ: Accident occurred January 29, 2020 at Flying Feathers Airport (11Y), Chilton, Calumet County, Wisconsin

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

Additional Participating Entity:

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Aviation Accident Preliminary Report - National Transportation Safety Board:

Location: Chilton, WI
Accident Number: CEN20LA125
Date & Time: 01/29/2020, 0900 CST
Registration: N425GZ
Aircraft: Mitsubishi MU 2B-40
Injuries: 1 None
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General Aviation - Personal 

On January 29, 2020, about 0900 central standard time, a Mitsubishi MU-2B-40, N425GZ, was substantially damaged during landing at Flying Feathers Airport (11Y), Chilton, Wisconsin. The pilot was not injured. The airplane was operated as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 personal flight.

The National Transportation Safety Board was first notified of the accident on March 12, 2020; it was unreported by the pilot. According to the pilot's statement forwarded by his attorney, the airplane yawed left without the pilot's input during a full stop landing and the right wing was subsequently damaged when it contacted the ground. The airplane will be examined at the recovery location.

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: Mitsubishi
Registration: N425GZ
Model/Series: MU 2B-40 26A
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: KOSH, 782 ft msl
Observation Time: 0853 CST
Distance from Accident Site: 16 Nautical Miles
Temperature/Dew Point: -4°C / -8°C
Lowest Cloud Condition:
Wind Speed/Gusts, Direction: Calm / ,
Lowest Ceiling: Overcast / 2800 ft agl
Visibility:  10 Miles
Altimeter Setting: 30.21 inches Hg
Type of Flight Plan Filed: None
Departure Point: New Holstein, WI (8D1)
Destination: Chilton, WI (11Y) 

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
Latitude, Longitude: 44.061111, -88.195000 (est)

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