Monday, August 7, 2017

Pilot Lester Lydzinski of Clifton, NJ killed after an experimental Lydzinski-built North Wing-Freedom weight-shift-control (WSC) trike, crashed at the Trinca Airport (13N), Green Township, NJ

State police say a pilot was killed when a small plane crashed near a New Jersey airport.

The accident happened at about 10:25 a.m. Sunday at Trinca Airport in Green Township, Sussex County.

The FAA says a NW-Freedom amateur-built aircraft crashed at the end of the runway.

Only the pilot was on board.

It's not clear if the plane had taken off from that site or if it was headed to the airport when it went down.

The pilot, whose name has not been released, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The FAA is investigating. The NTSB will determine the probable cause of the crash.

Trinca Airport is a public use airport owned by Green Township and located three nautical miles southwest of the central business district of Andover.

Registration: N2854L
C/n / msn: 122EF51076414
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:Trinca Airport (13N), Green Township, NJ -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
The aircraft, an experimental Lydzinski built NW-Freedom weight-shift-control (WSC) trike, crashed under unknown circumstances.
Sole pilot onboard died.


Last Action Date2016-08-15   
Airworthiness Date2016-10-19 Expiration Date2019-08-31
Registrant CityCLIFTON Registrant StateNJ
Registrant Zip Code070131794 CountryUNITED STATES
RegionEastern Registrant TypeIndividual
Fract Owner  Certificate Issue Date2016-08-15
StatusN-Number Assigned and Registered
Serial Number122EF51076414 Aircraft TypeWeight-shift-control
Mode S Code50561575 Year Mfr2016
Aircraft CategoryLand Builder CertificationNot Type Certificated
Number Engines1 Number Seats2
Aircraft WeightCLASS 1 Aircraft Cruising Speed0
Airworthiness ClassificationExperimental Approved Operation CodesAmateur Built
Engine ManufacturerAMA/EXPR 
Engine Model NameUNKNOWN ENG Engine Type4 Cycle
Engine Horsepower/Thrust0 Fuel Consumed0.00

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