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. The pilot landed within the runway overrun area beyond the departure end of the runway. During the landing roll, the airplane struck a dirt pile and nosed over. Fuel was observed leaking from the airplane at the accident site.


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