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N23RT accident description

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Crash location 37.188333°N, 94.470278°W
Nearest city Oronogo, MO
37.188391°N, 94.470227°W
0.0 miles away
Tail number N23RT
Accident date 21 Mar 2017
Aircraft type John Goodman Air Camper
Additional details: None

NTSB Factual Report

On March 21, 2017, about 1700 central daylight time, an experimental amateur built Goodman Air Camper, N23RT, registered to the pilot/owner, sustained substantial damage when it impacted the ground following a partial loss of engine power near Oronogo, Missouri. The private pilot, who the sole occupant, sustained serious injuries. The flight was being conducted under the provisions of Federal Code of Regulations Part 91. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed and a flight plane was not filed. The flight originated at 1659 from a private airstrip near Oronogo, Missouri.

This airplane was taking off to the north from a private grass runway located on the property of the aircraft owner. The pilot stated that after takeoff, he noticed that he was losing power from the engine and made a turn to the south in an attempt to make it back to the airport. The engine continued to lose power and as the pilot attempted to make a turn to line up for landing. The aircraft lost airspeed and stalled. The aircraft contacted low trees approximately 330 feet from the end of the runway, then continued in a northwest direction before colliding with small trees. The right wing contacted the ground in a nose down attitude about 240 feet from the end of the runway.

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