Preliminary Accident Reports

July 2010 Issue

May 16, 2010, Sheboygan, Wis., RV-6A Experimental

At 1100 Central time, the airplane sustained substantial damage during a forced landing following a loss of engine power. The solo private pilot was not injured. Visual conditions prevailed. While cruising at 2900 feet agl, the pilot advanced the throttle and heard a "pop" from the engine. The engine lost all power and the propeller stopped.

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