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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 65827
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Type:Silhouette image of generic RV8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Van's RV-8A
Registration: N773JM
MSN: 80816
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Cameron Park Airport (O61), California -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Cameron Park, CA (O61)
Destination airport:Cameron Park, CA (O61)
Investigating agency: NTSB
During the landing roll on Runway 13, the pilot reported that the airplane was struck by a gust of wind and pushed off the runway where the propeller struck the ground, and the airplane nosed over. The pilot reported no mechanical problems with the airplane. Reported winds were from 230 degrees at 12 knots, gusting to 15 knots.
Probable Cause: The pilot's failure to maintain directional control of the airplane while landing with gusting winds.



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

Revision history:

18-Jun-2009 23:46 slowkid Added
19-Jun-2009 07:34 slowkid Updated
06-Dec-2016 19:21 junior sjc Updated [Nature, Source, Narrative]
21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
02-Dec-2017 15:36 ASN Update Bot Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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