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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 235255
Last updated: 30 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic RV10 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Van's RV-10
Registration: N702CL
MSN: 40429
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Fort Drum, FL -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:West Palm Beach, FL (LNA)
Destination airport:Fort Drum, FL (FL75)
Investigating agency: NTSB
The pilot reported that, during approach, he allowed the airspeed to decrease, and the airplane aerodynamically stalled about 15 ft above ground level. The airplane then landed hard on the turf runway and slid to a stop. The airplane sustained substantial damage to the landing gear attachment points. The pilot reported that there were no preaccident mechanical malfunctions or failures with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.

Probable Cause: The pilot's failure to maintain the proper airspeed during approach, which resulted in an aerodynamic stall. 



Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 11 months
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

19-Apr-2020 17:27 ASN Update Bot Added

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