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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 241191
Last updated: 18 November 2020
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Date:11-SEP-2020
Time:c. 09:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic RV6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vanís RV-6A
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N196DJ
C/n / msn: 21982
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Melbourne Beach, Brevard County, FL -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Following a loss of engine power, the aircraft, an experimental Donald Jacobs built RV-6A, opted for a forced landing to beach terrain rather than major roadway terrain at Melbourne Beach, Florida. The airplane came to rest inverted, sustaining substantial damage, and one of the two occupants received unspecified injuries. One occupant onboard the aircraft was not injured.

Sources:

https://www.clickorlando.com/news/local/2020/09/11/experimental-plane-crashes-on-melbourne-beach-injuring-1/
https://www.wesh.com/article/plane-crash-melbourne-beach/33992771

https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=196DJ
https://flightaware.com/photos/view/347180-2d6ea6e0c6a519d65be35dcdf9027f8277faf729/aircrafttype/


Location


Images:


Nine miles south of Melbourne Beach east side of A1A on the beach. 9/11/2020 right after the accident

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Sep-2020 23:01 Geno Added
12-Sep-2020 05:54 Anon. Updated [Photo]

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