Preliminary Accident Reports

March 2008 Issue

January 3, 2008, Stevensville, Md., C.A. P2002 Sierra Experimental

The aircraft lost engine power during final approach and collided with the ground at 1545 Eastern time. The airplane sustained substantial damage. Visual conditions prevailed; the solo pilot was uninjured. The pilot later stated that, at about 100 feet agl, he reduced power to idle and the engine quit. He then made a forced landing short of the runway.

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