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September 14, 2023

NTSB Final Report: Focke-Wulf FWP-149D

The Mechanic Told The Pilot Not To Fly The Airplane Until The Laboratory Results Were Returned

Analysis: The pilot was conducting a cross-country flight when the airplane had a total loss of engine power while it approached the intended destination airport. Based on witness accounts, the pilot was unable to glide the airplane to the intended destination airport and entered an inadvertent aerodynamic stall at a low altitude. One witness reported that the airplane’s wings rolled left-and-right 2 to 3 times before the airplane “stalled” with the left wing down. The airplane impacted the ground in a left-wing down roll attitude and was destroyed during a postimpact fire.

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