NTSB Prelim: Stinson 108-3

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Mon, Oct 05, 2020

Performed A Forced Landing To A Soybean Field

Location: Coleman, MI Accident Number: CEN20LA377
Date & Time: 09/01/2020, 1515 EDT Registration: N909C
Aircraft: Stinson 108-3 Injuries: 1 None
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General Aviation – Personal

On September 1, 2020, at 1515 eastern daylight time, a Stinson 108-3, N909C, was substantially damaged when it was involved in an accident near Coleman, Michigan. The private pilot was uninjured. The airplane was operated as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 personal flight.

The pilot stated that the airplane had been flying for about 45 minutes before it experienced a total loss of engine power.

The pilot then performed a forced landing to a soybean field, where it rolled for about 180 ft and nosed over resulting in substantial damage to the fuselage.

The pilot stated that the generator and magneto drive gear failed.

FMI: www.ntsb.gov

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