Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Marine Devil Dog, N165AB: Accident occurred August 03, 2017 at Danville Municipal Airport (32A), Yell County, Arkansas

The National Transportation Safety Board did not travel to the scene of this accident.

Additional Participating Entity:
Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Little Rock, Arkansas

Aviation Accident Preliminary Report - National Transportation Safety Board: https://app.ntsb.gov/pdf


NTSB Identification: CEN17LA312
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Thursday, August 03, 2017 in Danville, AR
Aircraft: RALPH MARINE DEVIL DOG, registration: N165AB
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. Any errors in this report will be corrected when the final report has been completed. NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

On August 3, 2017, at 1200 central daylight time, an experimental amateur-built Ralph Marine Devil Dog, N165AB, veered off the runway and impacted terrain during landing at Danville Municipal Airport (32A), Danville, Arkansas. The pilot was uninjured and the airplane sustained substantial damage. The airplane was operated by the pilot under 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 as a personal flight that was not operating on a flight plan. The local flight originated from 32A.

During the landing, the left main wheel separated from its rim causing the airplane to veer off of the runway.

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