Monday, March 14, 2022

Jungster I, N47BT: Accident occurred March 13, 2022 at Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (KRKS), Rock Springs, Wyoming

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

Location: Rock Springs, Wyoming
Accident Number: WPR22LA121
Date and Time: March 13, 2022, 09:45 Local
Registration: N47BT
Injuries: 1 None
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation - Personal

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: TUTTLE BRUCE C 
Registration: N47BT
Model/Series: JUNGSTER I 
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: KRKS,6759 ft msl 
Observation Time: 09:54 Local
Distance from Accident Site: 1 Nautical Miles 
Temperature/Dew Point: 2°C /-6°C
Lowest Cloud Condition: Scattered / 4500 ft AGL
Wind Speed/Gusts, Direction: 12 knots / , 280°
Lowest Ceiling: Broken / 5000 ft AGL
Visibility: 10 miles
Altimeter Setting: 29.9 inches Hg 
Type of Flight Plan Filed:
Departure Point:

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: 41.594222,-109.06519