ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 22621
Last updated: 12 December 2013
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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.
|Owner/operator:||William Henry Knott (registered owner)|
|C/n / msn:|| PFA 181A-125|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2|
|Airplane damage:|| Substantial|
|Location:||Fishburn/Morgansfield (X5FB), Fishburn, County Durham -
|Departure airport:||North Weald (EGSX)|
|Destination airport:||Fishburn Airfield, County Durham|
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.
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
||Dr. John Smith
||Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]|
||Dr. John Smith
||Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Embed code]|
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