Sunday, February 27, 2022

Quad City Challenger II, N438RN: Accident occurred February 19, 2022 in Mountain Home, Kerr County, Texas








The pilot does not have a certificate or medical, the aircraft is registered.



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; San Antonio, Texas

Investigation Docket - National Transportation Safety Board:


Location: Mountain Home, Texas
Accident Number: CEN22LA127
Date and Time: February 19, 2022, 12:10 Local 
Registration: N438RN
Aircraft: Quad City CHALLENGER II 
Injuries: 1 None
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation - Personal

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: Quad City
Registration: N438RN
Model/Series: CHALLENGER II NO SERIES
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: KERV, 1617 ft msl
Observation Time: 12:15 Local
Distance from Accident Site: 19 Nautical Miles
Temperature/Dew Point: 15°C /-5°C
Lowest Cloud Condition: Clear 
Wind Speed/Gusts, Direction: 7 knots / , 120°
Lowest Ceiling: None
Visibility: 10 miles
Altimeter Setting: 30.42 inches Hg
Type of Flight Plan Filed: None
Departure Point: Mountain Home, Texas
Destination: Mountain Home, Texas

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: 30.169761,-99.37355 (est)