Post incident report:

One blade of the two-bladed
prop departed along with the
turbo-charger, several intake
pipes and the fuel injection
and water system.
Follow Up

The plane was trucked
back to Santa Paula, Ca.
from Reno, Nv.
The engine mount was
manifluxed, the structure
inspected and new engine

The airplane continues to
fly today and race at Reno
with no additional repairs
from this incident.
We build them strong!

Lancair 409L won the Sport
Class Gold Race at Reno
in 1997 and 1998 with
Dave Morss at the stick.