Information on 7-10-11 Flight School Airplane Crash at Ormond Beach Airport
involving a airplane from Euro American School of
Aviation Inc. based out of the Ormond Beach Airport:
1. The registration for the airplane involved in the crash
2. The initial report on the NTSB.gov website database for aviation incidents
3. Photo of aircraft before crash
NTSB Identification: ERA11LA393
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, July 10, 2011 in Ormond Beach, FL
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-161, registration: N9202C
Injuries: 2 Serious.
This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain
errors. Any errors in this report will be corrected when the final report has
On July 10, 2011, about 1115 eastern daylight time, a Piper PA-28-161, N9202C,
registered to the Euro American School of Aviation Inc., was substantially
damaged upon colliding with trees and the ground after a loss of engine power
shortly after takeoff from the Ormond Beach Municipal Airport (OMN), Ormond
Beach, Florida. The certificated flight instructor and student pilot sustained
serious injuries. The airplane was operated under the provisions of 14 Code of
Federal Regulations Part 141 as an instructional flight. Visual meteorological
conditions prevailed, and no flight plan was filed.
The flight originated about 45 minutes prior to the accident from OMN, at which
time the flight instructor and student pilot flew in the local area to practice
flight maneuvers. The flight then returned to OMN to practice takeoffs and
landings on runway 26. After the flight's second takeoff, the Ormond Beach Tower
Control lost sight of the airplane.
The airplane collided with trees and terrain in a wooded area approximately 150
feet beyond the departure end of runway 26. The wreckage was resting just south
of the extended runway centerline with its nose perpendicular to the centerline.
The airplane sustained substantial damage to the fuselage and wings.
After the accident, the pilot reported that the engine had lost power just after
After an on site examination of the wreckage by an FAA inspector, the airplane
was recovered from the accident site for further examination.
3. Photo of the airplane involved prior to the crash