Preliminary Accident Reports

September 1999 Issue

June 12, Bradford, Pa. / RV-6

At about 12:30 EDT, a homebuilt RV-6 crashed while landing at a private unlisted grass strip in Bradford. The pilot, who did not hold a pilot certificate, was not injured. The pilot said that just prior to landing, a “gust of wind” forced the airplane’s nose gear down into the turf runway and the airplane flipped inverted. He reported 75 hours of total flight experience, with seven hours in the make and model of the accident airplane. The pilot’s last medical certificate was issued in 1977....

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