Preliminary Accident Reports

August 2002 Issue

May 02, Davenport, Wash. / American Champion Super Decathlon

At about 1230 Pacific time, an American Champion 8KCAB cartwheeled during the takeoff ground roll from Davenport Airport. The pilot and his passenger were not injured. The pilot said he was taking off from runway 23 with a 15-knot wind from 200 degrees that was gusting to 30. The aircraft came out from behind a row of hangars that parallel the runway when a gust of wind picked up the left wing....

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