Date & Time: Aug 15, 2023 at 0800 LT
Lansing – Pellston
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Shortly after departure from Lansing-Capital Region Airport, while climbing, the pilot reported rudder control problems and was cleared for an immediate landing. Shortly later, the airplane impacted the ground and came to rest in a grassy area located near taxiway B. The pilot evacuated safely and the airplane was damaged beyond repair.