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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 191408
Last updated: 14 October 2021
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Date:05-AUG-2016
Time:16:00 UTC
Type:ELA Aviacion ELA-07 R-100C
Owner/operator:
Registration: OY-1027
MSN: 0113180712
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Isortoq Reindeer Station -   Greenland
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Isortoq Reindeer Station
Destination airport:Isortoq Reindeer Station
Investigating agency: HCLJ Denmark
Narrative:
During the take-off roll, the gyroplane started veering to the left resulting in the gyroplane running off the side of the runway.
The gyroplane hit a rock and ended up in an almost upside down position. Fuel started leaking and caught fire, and the gyroplane was destroyed by the fire.
The accident occurred in daylight and under visual meteorological conditions (VMC).


CONCLUSIONS
During the take-off roll, the gyroplane started veering to the left resulting in the gyroplane running off the side of the runway and hitting a rock.
A combination of the front wheel marks on the ground towards the accident site and the nature of the multiple overload failures of the front wheel assembly indicates that the front wheel did neither collapse nor separate from the gyroplane until impact with the rock next to the runway edge.

Sources:

https://gallery.mailchimp.com/c3d06236cfa36e8267d1c0ddf/files/HCLJ520_2016_34.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Nov-2016 19:31 harro Added

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