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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 155723
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Type:Silhouette image of generic RV8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Van's RV-8
Registration: N81610
MSN: 80175
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Denman Airport, Johnston, OH -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Leesburg, VA (KJYO)
Destination airport:Cortland, OH (8OH5)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Before the flight, the pilot called the destination airport to check on the runway conditions. No concerns were reported. During the landing roll on the grass runway, the airplane encountered a soft spot in the runway and nosed over, coming to rest inverted. The empennage and fuselage sustained substantial damage. The pilot stated that there were no mechanical malfunctions or failures with the airplane before the accident.
Probable Cause: The pilotís failure to maintain control of the airplane after encountering an unexpected soft spot in the runway during landing.


FAA register:

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

Revision history:

02-May-2013 06:42 Geno Added
02-May-2013 13:55 Lucky-13 Updated [Date]
03-May-2013 00:55 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type]
09-May-2013 01:13 Anon. Updated [Date]
21-Dec-2016 19:28 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
28-Nov-2017 14:38 ASN Update Bot Updated [Aircraft type, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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