Accident Kolb Twin Star Mark III N703BL, Tuesday 24 July 2001
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Date:Tuesday 24 July 2001
Type:Kolb Twin Star Mark III
Registration: N703BL
MSN: MT993-00008
Engine model:Rotax 912 UL
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Edgewater, FL -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Massey, FL (X50)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
A Kolb Twin Star, Mark III, impacted the ground in a backyard of a single family dwelling in Edgewater, Florida. The pilot stated that shortly after takeoff from Massey Air Ranch Airport on runway 18, he experienced a loss of control of the airplane during his second left turn. The pilot stated that the elevator and aileron did not respond to the movement of the control stick. The airplane collided with the ground as the pilot attempted to regain control. Examination of the airplane revealed continuity existed between the control stick and the elevators and ailerons.

Probable Cause: The loss of flight control in-flight for undetermined reasons, that resulted in the uncontrolled collision with the ground.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: ATL01LA092
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report



Revision history:

21-Dec-2016 19:26 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
10-Dec-2017 11:50 ASN Update Bot Updated [Other fatalities, Departure airport, Source, Narrative, Plane category]

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