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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 237531
 
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Date:29-JUN-2020
Time:13:56
Type:Silhouette image of generic RV8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Van's RV-8
Owner/operator:S2RV Inc
Registration: N408RV
MSN: 81144
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Pennridge Airport (CKZ/KCKZ), Perkasie, PA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Trenton-Robbinsville Airport, NJ (N87)
Destination airport:Perkasie-Pennridge Airport, PA (KCKZ)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
The pilot was landing the tailwheel-equipped airplane in turbulent and gusty crosswind conditions. Upon
touchdown, the airplane bounced and then veered left. The pilot attempted to control the airplane, but it
continued left off the runway. The airplane subsequently impacted a ditch and the left main landing gear
separated before the airplane came to a stop. The fuselage was substantially damaged during the accident.

The pilot reported that there were no mechanical malfunctions or failure of the airplane that
would have precluded normal operation.

Probable Cause: The pilotís loss of directional control while landing in gusting crosswind conditions, which resulted in a runway excursion and collision with a ditch.

Sources:

FAA
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N408RV/history/20200629/1729Z/N87/KCKZ
https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=N408RV
https://data.ntsb.gov/carol-repgen/api/Aviation/ReportMain/GenerateNewestReport/101514/pdf

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 12 months
Download report: Final report
Location


Images:


Photo: FAA

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Jul-2020 03:51 Geno Added
01-Jul-2020 05:53 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
12-Jun-2021 17:30 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
25-Jun-2021 07:38 aaronwk Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
25-Jun-2021 07:40 harro Updated [Accident report, Photo]

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