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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 227482
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Type:Quicksilver MX
Registration: unreg.
MSN: 4371
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Nampa, ID -   United States of America
Departure airport:Nampa, ID (MAN)
Destination airport:Nampa, ID (MAN)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The student pilot reported that during the takeoff roll, in an unregistered amateur built experimental airplane, a crosswind pushed the airplane off the runway to the left. The airplane collided with a rock in a ditch and nosed over, sustaining substantial damage to the fuselage.

The student pilot reported no pre-impact mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airframe or engine that would have precluded normal operation.

Probable Cause: The student pilot's failure to maintain directional control during the takeoff roll, resulting in a runway excursion, and a collision with terrain.



Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 4 years 1 month
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

22-Jul-2019 18:51 ASN Update Bot Added

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