NTSB Identification: DFW05LA069.
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Accident occurred Friday, January 14, 2005 in Holdenville, OK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/07/2005
Aircraft: Nolen Lite Squared, registration: N222JN
Injuries: 1 Fatal.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

The homebuilt airplane was reported missing on January 14, 2004, when it failed to arrive at its destination during a 127-nautical mile cross-country flight. A farmer located and reported the accident site on February 14, 2005. The accident site was 31-nautical miles short of the destination's airport. A post-impact fire consumed the Rotax-powered airplane; however, flight control continuity was established. The 2,200-hour commercial pilot had his last medical certificate denied on March 30, 1998. An autopsy and toxicological tests could not be performed. The wreckage debris path was along a northwesterly heading in a grassy field. There were no eyewitnesses to the accident. Low clouds prevailed throughout the area during the morning of the accident. Ground scars and signatures of the damage were consistent with an in-flight loss of control; however, the investigation was not able to establish the facts, conditions and circumstances of the mishap.

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


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