NTSB Identification: FTW02LA150.
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Accident occurred Sunday, May 12, 2002 in Lubbock, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/29/2003
Aircraft: Aubrey Challenger II, registration: N2NX
Injuries: 1 Serious.

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The pilot was in his initial climb after takeoff at 200-300 feet AGL when the engine lost power. He turned right to clear some power lines and tried to glide to a parking lot. Subsequently, the aircraft contacted a berm of soft dirt. The reason for the loss of engine power could not be determined.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

The loss of engine power for undetermined reasons. A factor was the lack of suitable terrain for the forced landing.

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