Friday, May 5, 2017

Van's RV-8A, N832SD: Accident occurred May 04, 2017 at Centennial Airport (KAPA), Englewood, Arapahoe County, Colorado

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office;   Denver, Colorado

NTSB Identification: GAA17CA257

14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Thursday, May 04, 2017 in Englewood, CO
Aircraft: NELSON SYDNEY VANS ACFT RV8A, registration: N832SD

NTSB investigators will use data provided by various entities, including, but not limited to, the Federal Aviation Administration and/or the operator, and will not travel in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft accident report.

Aircraft overturned upon landing.

Date: 04-MAY-17
Time: 17:23:00Z
Regis#: 832SD
Aircraft Make: VANS
Aircraft Model: RV8
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91

ENGLEWOOD, Colorado  — A single-engine airplane crashed at Centennial Airport on Thursday morning, South Metro Fire Rescue said.

The plane crashed about 11:30 a.m. just west of Runway 28 and flipped over, airport officials said.

One person was on board the plane and suffered minor injuries. They were treated at the scene. The name, age and gender of the pilot were not released.

The Vans RV-8A experimental aircraft was approaching from the east when the crash happened.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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A small plane is upside down along a runway at Centennial Airport in the southwestern portion of the Denver metro area.

The airport reports there was only a pilot on board the Van's RV-8A experimental aircraft when it crashed before noon Thursday.

At the time, the pilot was on approach for a landing from the east.

The pilot only suffered minor injuries. The plane is still intact. Runway 10/28 is closed at the small airport as the NTSB looks into the incident.

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