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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 178902
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Time:c. 11:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic RV7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Van's RV-7A
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:near Grimsby Airpark (CNZ8), Grimsby, ON -   Canada
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Grimsby Airpark (CNZ8), Grimsby, ON
Destination airport:Grimsby Airpark (CNZ8), Grimsby, ON
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
The private Vans RV-7A aircraft was departing from CNZ8 Grimsby Airpark for a local flight with only the pilot on board. Shortly after take-off, the aircraft descended and touched down in a soy bean field. The nose wheel dug in, failed and the aircraft flipped over. The pilot was able to egress the aircraft unaided and emergency services attended shortly after. The pilot suffered injuries requiring hospitalization and the aircraft was significantly damaged.

TSB Report#A15O0143

Revision history:

22-Aug-2015 17:10 Geno Added
23-Aug-2015 01:21 Geno Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
16-Jun-2017 19:23 junior sjc Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
15-Dec-2021 20:43 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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