ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 68074
This record has been locked for editing.

Type:Silhouette image of generic RV7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Van's RV-7A
Registration: N811AK
MSN: 70769
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Jenison, MI (08C) -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Jenison, MI (08C)
Destination airport:Jenison, MI (08C)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The pilot reported that he executed a simulated engine out approach abeam the numbers at the end of the runway. He established a 500-foot-per-minute descent on the base leg to final. He angled the airplane toward the touchdown zone with the left wing slightly low. He reported that when the airplane was 30 feet above ground level he applied power and the nose pitched up 2030 degrees. The left wing scraped the pavement, the airplane veered off the runway, and the airplane nosed over.
Probable Cause: The pilot's failure to maintain aircraft control during the landing.



Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 3 months
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

28-Aug-2009 03:54 Digitalis Added
28-Aug-2009 04:44 RobertMB Updated
21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
24-Sep-2017 19:38 junior sjc Updated [Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
02-Dec-2017 16:01 ASN Update Bot Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

The Aviation Safety Network is an exclusive service provided by:
Quick Links:

CONNECT WITH US: FSF Facebook FSF Twitter FSF Youtube FSF LinkedIn FSF Instagram

©2022 Flight Safety Foundation

701 N. Fairfax St., Ste. 250
Alexandria, Virginia 22314