Aviat Husky Crashes on Takeoff in NY; Pilot, Passenger Flying to Safety Seminar

"It appears to have had a mechanical problem right after takeoff," said FAA investigator Anthony Mauro.

The Aviat Husky A-1A

The airplane was introduced in the mid-1980s. It has been one of the best-selling light aircraft designs of the past 20 years.

Capacity: 2

Length: 22 feet, 7 inches

Wingspan: 35 feet, 6 inches

Power: 180-hp engine, 2-blade propeller

Weight (when empty): 1,190 pounds

Max speed: 145 mph

Range: 800 miles

Ceiling: 20,000 feet

SOURCE: Southwest Aviator

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