ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 22621
Last updated: 20 September 2014
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Date:30-AUG-2008
Time:13:49 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic RV6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Van's RV-6A
Owner/operator:William Henry Knott (registered owner)
Registration: G-RVSA
C/n / msn: PFA 181A-125
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:Fishburn/Morgansfield (X5FB), Fishburn, County Durham -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:North Weald (EGSX)
Destination airport:Fishburn Airfield, County Durham
Narrative:
The aircraft touched down on Runway 26 at Fishburn/Morgansfield and bounced twice before the nose landing gear made firm contact with the soft grass surface. The nose landing gear appeared to have dug in and the aircraft nosed over onto its back.

However both occupants were able to scramble clear of the wreckage. The pilot was flown by Air Ambulance to hospital with serious back injuries. The pilotís assessment of the cause of the accident was a firm touchdown on the nose landing gear, causing the aircraft to pitch forward onto its back.

Sources:
www.sundaysun.co.uk/news/north-east-news/2008/08/31
http://www.aaib.gov.uk/cms_resources.cfm?file=/Vans%20RV-6A,%20G-RVSA%2012-08.pdf
http://www.caa.co.uk/application.aspx?catid=60&pagetype=65&appid=1&mode=detailnosummary&fullregmark=RVSA
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/7592765.stm

G-RVSA

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
31-Aug-2008 12:39 twevsmiff Added
31-Aug-2008 14:58 JINX Updated
01-Sep-2008 13:33 JINX Updated
18-Dec-2012 12:22 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
18-Dec-2012 12:23 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Embed code]
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