Saturday, July 16, 2016

Rans S12XL, N2534Q: Accident occurred August 07, 2016 - Aircraft flipped during high speed taxi test

AIRCRAFT:   2007 Rans S12XL SN# 07990885    N2534Q

ENGINE:       Rotax 582 65HP SN# 5307058

PROPELLER:  Warp Drive 3 Blade - Damaged

APPROXIMATE TOTAL HOURS (estimated TT & TSMO from logbooks or other information):

ENGINE(S):            20 Hours

PROPELLER(S):    20 Hours since new

AIRFRAME:          450 Hours                   

OTHER EQUIPMENT:      Custom Seats recently installed

DESCRIPTION OF ACCIDENT:  On 8/7/2016 aircraft flipped during high speed taxi test

DESCRIPTION OF DAMAGES:    Airframe badly damaged.  Cockpit and instruments intact.  Propeller struck ground and broke.                       


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