Preliminary Accident Reports

November 2008 Issue

September 2, 2008, Camarillo, Calif., Lancair Propjet Experimental

At about 1645 Pacific time, the airplane was substantially damaged during a forced landing, following a loss of engine power during the initial climb. The commercial pilot and his passenger sustained minor injuries. Visual conditions prevailed. The pilot reported the engine lost power during initial climb. The pilot initiated a forced landing and performed a 180-degree turn back to the runway.

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