On 7 April 2022, at 1630 Universal Standard Time, an experimental Arion Lightning LS-1, registered N6688S, was departing Johnson County Airport, Mountain City, Tennessee, United States. During the initial climb the aircraft had a loss of engine power and had an impact with airport property. The pilot was seriously injured.
The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is investigating this occurrence. As Australia was the State of Manufacture of the engine, the NTSB requested appointment of an Accredited Representative from the ATSB.
To facilitate this request, the ATSB as the Accredited Representative has initiated an external investigation under the provisions of the Transport Safety Investigation Act 200
|Date:||07 April 2022||Investigation status:||Active|
|Release date:||02 May 2022|