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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 174973
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Type:Silhouette image of generic RV8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Van's RV-8
Owner/operator:Team Aerodynamix
Registration: N8JL
MSN: 81324
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Tuscaloosa Regional Airport (KTCL) Tuscaloosa, AL -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Tuscaloosa Rgnl (KTCL)
Destination airport:Tuscaloosa Rgnl (KTCL)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Two participating aircraft experienced a midair contact during an airshow demonstration at Tuscaloosa Regional Airport (KTCL) Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The experimental Merian built RV-8, registration N8JL, sustained substantial damage to the empennage and the experimental Kight built RV-6, registration N722DK, sustained minor propellor damage.
The sole pilots onboard the two aircraft were not injured.


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


Photo of N8JL courtesy

Oshkosh - Wittman Regional (KOSH / OSH)
26 July 2012; (c) Alex Christie

Revision history:

30-Mar-2015 22:15 Geno Added
16-Apr-2015 22:43 Geno Updated [Time, Operator, Damage, Narrative]
16-Apr-2015 22:47 Geno Updated [Source]
21-Dec-2016 19:30 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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