NTSB Identification: CEN13LA370
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Tuesday, June 25, 2013 in El Reno, OK
Aircraft: MOONEY M20J, registration: N205MC
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

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On June 25, 2013, about 0825 central daylight time, a Mooney M20J-205 airplane, N205MC, performed a forced landing after a loss of engine power near El Reno Regional Airport (KRQO) El Reno, Oklahoma. The private pilot and passenger received no injuries. The airplane received substantial damage. The airplane was registered to RWH-AIR, LLC, and operated by a private individual under the provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 as a personal flight. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed for the flight, which operated without a flight plan. The flight originated from the Wiley Post Airport (KPWA), Oklahoma City, Oklahoma at 0730.

The airplane received damage to the left wing spar and the fuselage structure. According to the pilot’s statement the airplane had been flying about 45 minutes when the engine instantly experienced a total loss of power. The pilot changed from right to left fuel tank, selected left and right magnetos, turned the electric fuel pump on, but the engine did not respond. The engine was retained for further examination.

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