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August 15, 2021

NTSB Prelim: Borom Long-EZ

Airplane Impacted Terrain About 500 Ft Short Of The Runway And Came To Rest Inverted

On July 27, 2021, about 0713 mountain standard time, an amateur-built experimental Long-EZ airplane, N996EZ, was substantially damaged when it was involved in an accident near Tucson, Arizona. The pilot was fatally injured, and the pilot rated passenger was seriously injured. The airplane was operated as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 personal flight. A preliminary review of ADS-B data indicated that the airplane departed from Ryan Airfield Airport (RYN), Tucson, Arizona, on a northerly track. Subsequently, the airplane turned left to the west and after a few miles, to a southerly heading. About 12 miles from the airport, the airplane maneuvered an

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