Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Loss of Control on Ground: CCX-2000, N776RT, accident occurred May 10, 2019 in Logandale, Clark County, Nevada

Additional Participating Entity:
Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Las Vegas, Nevada

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

Investigation Docket - National Transportation Safety Board:  https://dms.ntsb.gov/pubdms

https://registry.faa.gov/N776RT

Location: Logandale, NV
Accident Number: GAA19CA256
Date & Time: 05/10/2019, 1130 PDT
Registration: N776RT
Aircraft: Jordan Valley Llc CCX-2000
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Defining Event: Loss of control on ground
Injuries: 2 None
Flight Conducted Under:  Part 91: General Aviation - Personal

The pilot of the tailwheel-equipped airplane reported that, during a landing on a gravel airstrip, the airplane veered left, He started to go-around, but the airplane continued left toward trees. To avoid the trees he banked the airplane to the right, the right wing struck the ground, and the airplane cartwheeled coming to rest on its landing gear.

The airplane sustained substantial damage to the left wing and fuselage.

The pilot reported that there were no preaccident mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.

The pilot further reported that the wind was light and variable.

Pilot Information

Certificate: Private
Age: 66, Male
Airplane Rating(s): Single-engine Land
Seat Occupied: Front
Other Aircraft Rating(s): None
Restraint Used: Unknown
Instrument Rating(s): None
Second Pilot Present: No
Instructor Rating(s): None
Toxicology Performed: No
Medical Certification: Class 3 Without Waivers/Limitations
Last FAA Medical Exam: 11/08/2018
Occupational Pilot: No
Last Flight Review or Equivalent: 04/22/2018
Flight Time:  (Estimated) 1340 hours (Total, all aircraft), 98 hours (Total, this make and model), 1340 hours (Pilot In Command, all aircraft), 107 hours (Last 90 days, all aircraft), 41 hours (Last 30 days, all aircraft), 1 hours (Last 24 hours, all aircraft)

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: Jordan Valley Llc
Registration: N776RT
Model/Series: CCX-2000 FX 3
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Year of Manufacture: 2018
Amateur Built: Yes
Airworthiness Certificate: Experimental
Serial Number: CCX2000-0034
Landing Gear Type: Tailwheel
Seats:2 
Date/Type of Last Inspection: 11/13/2018, Unknown
Certified Max Gross Wt.: 2000 lbs
Time Since Last Inspection:
Engines: 1 Reciprocating
Airframe Total Time: 145 Hours as of last inspection
Engine Manufacturer: Superior
ELT: C126 installed, not activated
Engine Model/Series: CC363i
Registered Owner: JORDAN VALLEY LLC
Rated Power: 186 hp
Operator: On file
Operating Certificate(s) Held: None

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

Conditions at Accident Site: Visual Conditions
Condition of Light: Day
Observation Facility, Elevation: KBVU, 2202 ft msl
Distance from Accident Site: 38 Nautical Miles
Observation Time: 1935 UTC
Direction from Accident Site: 243°
Lowest Cloud Condition: Clear
Visibility:  10 Miles
Lowest Ceiling: None
Visibility (RVR):
Wind Speed/Gusts: 7 knots / 13 knots
Turbulence Type Forecast/Actual: None / None
Wind Direction: 40°
Turbulence Severity Forecast/Actual: N/A / N/A
Altimeter Setting: 29.85 inches Hg
Temperature/Dew Point: 20°C / 8°C
Precipitation and Obscuration: No Obscuration; No Precipitation
Departure Point: Overton, NV (U08)
Type of Flight Plan Filed: None
Destination: Logandale, NV
Type of Clearance: None
Departure Time: 1100 PDT
Type of Airspace: Class G

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 1 None
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Passenger Injuries: 1 None
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries: N/A
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 2 None
Latitude, Longitude:  36.240833, -114.175000 (est)

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