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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 190564
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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: OY-RVS
MSN: 81624
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Brędstrup (EKBR) -   Denmark
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Brędstrup (EKBR)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: HCLJ Denmark
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
An installed carburetor preheating system that, under current temperature and dew point conditions, was unlikely to be able to raise the air intake temperature sufficiently to avoid carburetor icing, resulted in uneven engine operation and low engine performance.
During the attempt to return to runway 33 at low altitude and low flight speed, the pilot is estimated to have lost control of the aircraft, which landed hard on the runway and crashed.
The accident happened in daylight and under visual weather conditions (VMC).


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: HCLJ Denmark
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

08-Oct-2016 19:24 sunbee6 Added
08-Oct-2016 19:26 harro Updated [Other fatalities, Phase, Narrative]
09-Oct-2016 16:08 junior sjc Updated [Narrative]
17-Mar-2021 10:50 harro Updated [Location, Phase, Departure airport, Narrative, Accident report]

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