Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Luscombe 8F, N1674K: Incident occurred December 14, 2021 in Green County, Wisconsin

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

Aircraft experienced engine issues and landed in a field damaging landing gear.  

Date: 14-DEC-21
Time: 22:45:00Z
Regis#: N1674K
Aircraft Make: LUSCOMBE
Aircraft Model: 8F
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: MINOR
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: APPROACH (APR)
Operation: 91

Deputies with the Green County Sheriff’s Department responded to a report of an aircraft crash near the Monroe Airport Tuesday around 5pm.

No injuries were reported. 

An investigation revealed the pilot to be 65 year old Wayne Endthoff of Beloit, who reported experiencing engine failure.

Endthoff was able to land the aircraft in a field near the airport. 

Endthoff was wearing all required safety equipment. 

As a result of the crash, the aircraft sustained some damages. 

The aircraft was later moved after notifying the proper authorities. 

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