Accident Bellanca 17-30A Super Viking N678MJ,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 349487
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Date:Saturday 30 December 2023
Type:Silhouette image of generic BL17 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Bellanca 17-30A Super Viking
Owner/operator:Piasa LLC
Registration: N678MJ
MSN: 79-30941
Year of manufacture:1979
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:near Washington Regional Airport (FYG/KFYG), Marthasville, MO -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:Washington Regional Airport, MO (FYG/KFYG)
Destination airport:Washington Regional Airport, MO (FYG/KFYG)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
On December 30, 2023, about 1500 central standard time, a Bellanca 17-30A airplane, N678MJ, was substantially damaged when it was involved in an accident near Washington, Missouri. The pilot sustained serious injuries. The airplane was operated as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 personal flight.

The pilot reported that there was a loss of engine power during the initial climb after takeoff. He executed a forced landing to a grass area about 100 yards north of the runway. The airplane sustained damage to the left wing.

Airframe and engine examinations are planned following recovery of the airplane from the accident site.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: 
Status: Preliminary report
Download report: Preliminary report





Revision history:

31-Dec-2023 08:16 nrcrate Added
31-Dec-2023 08:18 harro Updated [Registration, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Narrative]
31-Dec-2023 08:20 harro Updated [Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport]
01-Jan-2024 08:31 johnwg Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Narrative, Category]
01-Jan-2024 08:32 harro Updated [Other fatalities, Embed code]
01-Jan-2024 17:15 Captain Adam Updated [Time, Location, Embed code, Narrative]
03-Jan-2024 21:52 Captain Adam Updated [Time, Source, Narrative, Accident report]

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