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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 174973
 
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Date:29-MAR-2015
Time:13:30
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
Category:Accident
Location:Tuscaloosa Regional Airport (KTCL) Tuscaloosa, AL -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Demo/Airshow/Display
Departure airport:Tuscaloosa Rgnl (KTCL)
Destination airport:Tuscaloosa Rgnl (KTCL)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
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.

Sources:

http://abc3340.com/story/28643913/faa-investigating-accident-at-tuscaloosa-regional-air-show
http://www.wbrc.com/story/28643530/no-injuries-reported-after-an-accident-during-the-tuscaloosa-regional-air-show
http://web.archive.org/web/20150409204542/http://www.asias.faa.gov:80/pls/apex/f?p=100:96:::::P96_ENTRY_DATE,P96_MAKE_NAME,P96_FATAL_FLG:30-MAR-15,VANS
http://www.airport-data.com/aircraft/N8JL.html
NTSB

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


Images:

Photo of N8JL courtesy AirHistory.net


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

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
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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