Thursday, February 24, 2022

Europa XS, N523WS: Accident occurred February 19, 2022 in Tucson, Pima County, Arizona

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; Scottsdale, Arizona


Location: Tucson, Arizona
Accident Number: WPR22LA106
Date and Time: February 19, 2022, 15:30 Local 
Registration: N523WS
Aircraft: MCKENZIE JOHN P EUROPA XS 
Injuries: 1 None
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation - Personal

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: MCKENZIE JOHN P
Registration: N523WS
Model/Series: EUROPA XS 
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Amateur Built:
Operator: On file 
Operating Certificate(s) Held: None
Operator Designator Code:

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

Conditions at Accident Site: VMC 
Condition of Light: Day
Observation Facility, Elevation: KRYN,2418 ft msl
Observation Time: 15:45 Local
Distance from Accident Site: 1 Nautical Miles
Temperature/Dew Point: 24°C /-15°C
Lowest Cloud Condition: Clear 
Wind Speed/Gusts, Direction: 3 knots / , 310°
Lowest Ceiling: None
Visibility: 10 miles
Altimeter Setting: 30.01 inches Hg
Type of Flight Plan Filed:
Departure Point: Tucson, AZ 
Destination: Tucson, AZ

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: 32.142105,-111.17205 

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