Preliminary Accident Reports

September 2003 Issue

June 11, St. Simons Island, Ga. / Van’s RV-6A

At 1130 eastern time, an amateur-built RV-6A flipped over during an aborted takeoff from Malcolm McKinnon Airport. The pilot suffered minor injuries. The pilot said the right control stick was secured with the passenger seat belt, acting as a gust lock. He took off without removing the belt from the stick....

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