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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70961
 
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Date:29-DEC-2009
Time:13:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic RV8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Van's RV-8
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N17325
MSN: 80019
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Houma-Terrebonne Airport (KHUM), LA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Destin, FL
Destination airport:Houma, LA (HUM)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
During the landing rollout the pilot was unable to arrest a swerve to the right and the tailwheel-equipped airplane subsequently ground-looped. The airplane came to rest in an upright position and the pilot and passenger were able to exit the airplane unassisted. An examination of the airplane revealed that the wing spar sustained structural damage. No mechanical malfunction was identified with the airplane's flight control system.
Probable Cause: The pilot's failure to maintain directional control during the landing roll.

Sources:

NTSB

Accident investigation:
cover
  
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 2 months
Download report: Final report
Location


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Jan-2010 04:10 slowkid Added
09-Dec-2016 09:39 junior sjc Updated [Nature, Narrative]
09-Dec-2016 19:50 junior sjc Updated [Location]
21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
02-Dec-2017 17:59 ASN Update Bot Updated [Other fatalities, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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