Wednesday, March 30, 2022

A-22 Valor, N22LV: Accident occurred March 29, 2022 at Grass Roots Airpark (06FD), Mascotte, Lake County, Florida

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; Orlando, Florida

Agriflight Inc

Location: Mascotte, Florida
Accident Number: ERA22LA174
Date and Time: March 29, 2022, 14:20 Local
Registration: N22LV
Aircraft: FPNA A-22 VALOR
Injuries: 1 Minor
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation - Personal

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: FPNA
Registration: N22LV
Model/Series: A-22 VALOR 
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: LEE,76 ft msl 
Observation Time: 14:53 Local
Distance from Accident Site: 10 Nautical Miles 
Temperature/Dew Point: 29°C /13°C
Lowest Cloud Condition: Clear 
Wind Speed/Gusts, Direction: 3 knots / , 10°
Lowest Ceiling: None 
Visibility: 10 miles
Altimeter Setting: 30.16 inches Hg 
Type of Flight Plan Filed: None
Departure Point: Mascotte, FL 
Destination: Mascotte, FL

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 1 Minor
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Passenger Injuries: 
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries: 
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 1 Minor 
Latitude, Longitude: 28.641667,-81.885 (est)

Aircraft flying too low on approach, clipped a fence and flipped over. 

Date: 29-MAR-22
Time: 19:03:00Z
Regis#: N22LV
Aircraft Make: FPNA
Aircraft Model: VALOR A-22
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: MINOR
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: APPROACH (APR)
Operation: 91

Picture above was taken October 16, 2021 prior to incident.

1 comment:

  1. Correction & Amplification
    Aircraft was sold to Agriflight Inc., PO Box 291, Indianola, Iowa 50125 on February 27, 2022. Aircraft registration was removed from the aircraft, annotated as sold to Agriflight Inc and sent to the FAA Aircraft Registration Branch. The FAA Aircraft Registration Branch is currently back logged four (4) months in processing due to Covid situation.