On March 11, 1994, at 1700 central standard time (cst), a Beech C23, N5258M, operated by the Anoka Flying Service, Anoka, Minnesota, and flown by a private pilot collided with the terrain during a forced landing in Aurora, Nebraska, while on a personal 14 CFR Part 91 flight. The forced landing was a result of a loss of engine power. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed and no flight plan was filed. The airplane was substantially damaged. The pilot and two passengers were not injured. The flight originated from Anoka, Minnesota, on March 11, 1994, at 1315 cst. Use your browsers 'back' function to return to synopsisReturn to Query Page
The pilot reported that while en route to the Aurora Municipal Airport the engine "stumbles" and stopped. A forced landing was made in a soft, muddy field during which the airplane was substantially damaged.
Federal Aviation Administration Inspectors from the Lincoln, Nebraska, Flight Standards District Office, inspected the wreckage and reported that no fuel was found on board the airplane.
The operator of the airplane reported that the airplane was originally full of fuel, but the pilot had them remove 15 gallons for weight and balance purposes.