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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 134987
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Type:Eipper Quicksilver MXL II
Registration: Unreg.
MSN: 1051
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Knoxville, PA -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:6PS3
Destination airport:6PS3
The owner of the experimental Quicksilver MXL II purchased the airplane from a previous private owner. The present owner assembled the airplane independently. The pilot agreed to test fly the airplane for the owner, and the accident flight was the first flight since assembly. After a satisfactory preflight inspection, the pilot took off and climbed to about 60 or 70 feet. He then applied left rudder and left “stick” to initiate a left turn. When he attempted to roll out of the turn, the airplane did not respond, and the left bank continued to increase. The pilot applied right spoiler, and shifted his weight by leaning-over into the right seat. The airplane impacted the ground in a nose low, left bank, resulting in substantial damage. Winds were reported light and variable in the area at the time of the accident. Examination of the wreckage was inconclusive.
PROBABLE CAUSE:The reason for this occurrence was undetermined.


NTSB id 20081110X95702

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