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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202138
Last updated: 6 March 2020
This record is based on the official accident investigation report. It has been locked for editing.

Date:05-APR-1999
Time:11:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic RV6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Van's RV-6A
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N239RB
C/n / msn: 24002
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Cedar Creek, NC -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Rocky Mount, NC (RWI)
Destination airport:FT MYERS, FL (FMY)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
Shortly after takeoff visibility deteriorated, and the pilot decided to land at an airport short of his destination. When the visibility worsened, the pilot decided to make a precautionary landing on a private grass strip. Upon landing the runway surface, the turf was soft, and the airplane nosed over. No mechanical problems with the aircraft were reported by the pilot.
Probable Cause: The soft runway surface.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20001205X00420&key=1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Nov-2017 12:40 ASN Update Bot Added