Date & Time: Aug 4, 2018 at 1045 LT
Type of aircraft:
Extra EA-400
Registration:
N13EP
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Private
Survivors:
No
MSN:
10
YOM:
2000
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
1
Pax on board:
4
Pax fatalities:
4
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
5
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff from Ponca City Airport, while in initial climb, the single engine lost height and crashed nose first in a soybean field located few miles from the airport. The airplane disintegrated on impact and all five occupants were killed, three adults and two children. The registration needs to be confirmed.