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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 22621
Last updated: 26 April 2019
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Time:13:49 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic RV6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Van's RV-6A
Registration: G-RVSA
C/n / msn: PFA 181A-125
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Fishburn/Morgansfield, Fishburn, County Durham -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:North Weald Airfield, Essex (EGSX)
Destination airport:Fishburn Airfield, County Durham (X5FB)
Investigating agency: AAIB
The RV-6 touched down on Runway 26 at Fishburn/Morgansfield and bounced twice before the nose landing gear made firm contact with the soft grass surface. The nose landing gear appeared to have dug in and the aircraft nosed over onto its back.

However both occupants were able to scramble clear of the wreckage. The pilot was flown by Air Ambulance to hospital in Stockton-on-Tees with serious back injuries. The pilotís assessment of the cause of the accident was a firm touchdown on the nose landing gear, causing the aircraft to pitch forward onto its back.

Damage: nosewheel, propeller, canopy and tail.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: AAIB
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

31-Aug-2008 12:39 twevsmiff Added
31-Aug-2008 14:58 JINX Updated
01-Sep-2008 13:33 JINX Updated
18-Dec-2012 12:22 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
18-Dec-2012 12:23 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Embed code]
12-Dec-2014 00:14 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
27-Oct-2016 19:47 Dr.John Smith Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Mar-2017 11:47 junior sjc Updated [Source, Narrative]

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