Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Aeronca 7AC Champion, N82579: Accident occurred June 20, 2022 at Auburn Municipal Airport (S50), King County, Washington

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; Seattle, Washington

Clearwater Industries Inc

Location: Auburn, Washington
Accident Number: WPR22LA237
Date and Time: June 21, 2022, 12:50 Local 
Registration: N82579
Aircraft: Aeronca 7AC 
Injuries: 2 None
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation - Instructional

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: Aeronca 
Registration: N82579
Model/Series: 7AC
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: 
Condition of Light:
Observation Facility, Elevation: KSEA 
Observation Time:
Distance from Accident Site: 
Temperature/Dew Point: 21°C /12°C
Lowest Cloud Condition: Few / 1000 ft AGL
Wind Speed/Gusts, Direction: 8 knots / , 270°
Lowest Ceiling: Broken / 15000 ft AGL
Visibility: 10 miles
Altimeter Setting: 30.31 inches Hg
Type of Flight Plan Filed:
Departure Point: 

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 2 None
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Passenger Injuries: 
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries:
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 2 None
Latitude, Longitude: 47.327625,-122.22665 (est)

Aircraft ground looped on landing.

Date: 20-JUN-22
Time: 19:50:00Z
Regis#: N82579
Aircraft Make: AERONCA
Aircraft Model: 7AC
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91

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