Runway excursion Accident Van's RV-9A N514R, 04 Jun 2011
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 289268
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Time:07:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic RV9 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Van's RV-9A
Registration: N514R
MSN: 91464
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Edgewood, New Mexico -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Edgewood, NM (1N1)
Destination airport:Edgewood, NM (1N1)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
During the takeoff and just after rotation, the airplane settled back onto the runway, at which time the pilot increased nose up trim. The airplane lifted off again, climbed six feet, and settled back onto the runway's displaced threshold. The airplane continued past the displaced threshold and impacted a berm resulting in substantial damage to the firewall. The pilot stated that there were no mechanical malfunctions or failures with the airplane or its systems prior to the accident.

Probable Cause: The pilot's failure to abort the takeoff roll.



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

Revision history:

05-Oct-2022 11:50 ASN Update Bot Added

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