Preliminary Accident Reports

October 2001 Issue

July 12, Spring, Texas / Van’s RV-6

At 15:10 central time, an experimental Van’s RV-6 lost power and crashed while on approach to Hooks Memorial Airport. The pilot/builder suffered minor injuries. The pilot said the engine began to run rough as he turned base and quit entirely when he turned final. The airplane touched down between two rows of trailers at a trailer park and the right wing struck a tree. This was the airplane’s initial flight....

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