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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 237548
Last updated: 3 December 2021
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Date:30-DEC-2019
Time:15:05
Type:Silhouette image of generic RV10 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Van's RV-10
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N519RV
MSN: 40250
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Granbury, TX -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Granbury, TX (66TE)
Destination airport:Granbury, TX
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The pilot reported that, while in the traffic pattern and turning from base to final, a large bird impacted the leading edge of the right wing, which resulted in substantial damage to the wing structure and made the airplane difficult to control. The pilot was able to land safely on the intended runway. The pilot reported that there were no preaccident mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.




Probable Cause: The airplane’s impact with a bird while on approach.

Sources:

NTSB

Accident investigation:
cover
  
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 6 months
Download report: Final report
Location


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
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