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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 268961
Last updated: 1 December 2021
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Time:12:50 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic RAF2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
RAF 2000 GTX
Registration: N6382T
MSN: H2-97-8-332
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:OGDEN, Utah -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:(OGD)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
During high-speed taxi tests on the first flight of the gyroplane after construction was completed, the student pilot/builder informed the tower he might become airborne for a short time during the test run. The gyroplane did become airborne and reached an altitude of 100 to 200 feet above ground level followed by a hard landing on the runway. The gyroplane rolled on its side following the landing.

Probable Cause: The pilot's improper touchdown which resulted in a hard landing. Factors were lack of familiarity with the aircraft and lack of total experience.



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

Revision history:

15-Oct-2021 19:41 ASN Update Bot Added

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