Monday, December 14, 2020

Eclipse 500, N686TM: Accident occurred December 13, 2020 at Lake County Airport (KLXV), Leadville, Colorado

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.

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

Musgrave Properties Inc

Location: Leadville, CO
Accident Number: CEN21LA086
Date & Time: December 13, 2020, 20:00 Local
Registration: N686TM
Aircraft: Eclipse EA 500 
Injuries: 1 None
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation - Personal

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: Eclipse 
Registration: N686TM
Model/Series: EA 500 
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Amateur Built: No
Operating Certificate(s) Held: None
Operator Designator Code:

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

Conditions at Accident Site: VMC
Condition of Light: Night
Observation Facility, Elevation: LXV,1933 ft msl
Observation Time: 19:53 Local
Distance from Accident Site:
Temperature/Dew Point: -14°C
Lowest Cloud Condition: Few 
Wind Speed/Gusts, Direction: / ,
Lowest Ceiling: None 
Visibility: 6 miles
Altimeter Setting:
Type of Flight Plan Filed: IFR
Departure Point: San Diego, CA (MYF)
Destination: Leadville, CO

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 1 None 
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Passenger Injuries: 
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries:
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 1 None 
Latitude, Longitude: 39.2242,-106.3152 (est)

2008 Eclipse EA 500 N686TM, s/n: 500000221

Time Since New 1844.1

Cycles Since New 1160

Time Since Last Shop Visit 103.9

Cycles Since Last Shop Visit 77 

The aircraft is currently on Eclipse Aerospace’s Continuous Aircraft Maintenance Program

#1 Engine - Pratt & Whitney PW610F-A, s/n: LA0471
Time Since New 1844.1
Time Since Major Overhaul 1160
Time Since Last CAMP Inspection 12/10/2019                              

#2 Engine - Pratt & Whitney PW610F-A, s/n: LA0450
Time Since New 1813.1
Time Since Major Overhaul 1138
Time Since Last CAMP Inspection - May 5, 2020 (Installation on No. 2 Pylon)                                           

Aircraft landed long and ran off runway on 12/14/20 at Lake County Airport (KLXV), Leadville, CO

The damage includes but may not be limited to the following:   

Radome is shattered, deformed, and has impact damage.
Forward pressure bulkhead and nose skins are bent and abraded.
Belly skins are torn and abraded.
AHRS sensors on the nose have been damaged from impact forces.
Nose gear was torn from the nose gear bay attach points.

Left Wing
Impact damage to left leading edge resulting in a dent of approximately 1 ½ feet.
Left main gear was torn from attach points and punctured wing skin.
Left flap is twisted, deformed, and abraded.
The left fuel tank is dented and abraded.

Right Wing
The right wing is substantially damaged, dented, and torn in half mid-wing.
The right flap and aileron are twisted and dented.
The right main gear was torn from the attach points.
Right wing fuel tank is breached from impact forces.

A hard landing occurred to the No. 1 engine. Internal damage is not known at this time.
A hard landing and Foreign Object Damage (FOD) occurred to the No. 2 engine. The inlet and nacelle have impact damage and the engine has been twisted on the pylon. FOD damage was observed to several fan blades.
The pylon fairing on the No. 2 pylon have been torn.

The lower skins on the tail have been dented and abraded.
Denting occurred to the right horizontal stabilizer.

Aircraft is stored outside at Beegles Aircraft Service, Greeley, Colorado.

Insurer reserves the right to reject any and all bids. 
Salvage is as is/where is. 
The posting information is the best to our knowledge. 
An inspection of the salvage is highly recommended. 

WARRANTY:  There is no warranty, express or implied for the information provided herein or the condition, useability, workability, operability or marketability of the aircraft salvage.  All times are approximate and the logbooks and aircraft should be inspected by each bidder BEFORE BIDDING.  Failure of the bidder to view the salvage or wreckage, or confirm any information provided is NOT grounds for a claim or withdrawal of bid after bid closing date.)  

HOURS estimated from logbooks or other information - not guaranteed or warranted

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