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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 208617
Last updated: 24 April 2019
This record is based on the official accident investigation report. It has been locked for editing.

Type:Silhouette image of generic RV4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Van's RV-4
Registration: N687BP
C/n / msn: 1303
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Yerington, NV -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Yerington, NV (O43)
Investigating agency: NTSB
The pilot of the tailwheel-equipped airplane reported that, during landing, the airplane bounced. On the third bounce, the airplane veered off the runway to the left, the nosewheel impacted a sandbar, and the airplane nosed over.
The airplane sustained substantial damage to the empennage.
The pilot reported that there were no preaccident mechanical malfunctions or failures with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.
The pilot did not submit the National Transportation Safety Board Pilot/Operator Aircraft Accident/Incident Report Form 6120.1.

Probable Cause: The pilot's improper landing flare, which resulted in a bounded landing and subsequent loss of directional control.



Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 7 months
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

02-Apr-2018 07:34 ASN Update Bot Added