Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Murphy SR 3500 Moose, N235DS: Accident occurred June 09, 2019 at Lake Tahoe Airport South (KTVL), El Dorado County, California

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Reno, Nevada

https://registry.faa.gov/N235DS

NTSB Identification: GAA19CA324
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, June 09, 2019 in Tahoe, NV
Aircraft: DAVID SHOTWELL MURPHY, registration: N235DS

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 ground looped on landing.

Date: 09-JUN-19
Time: 19:15:00Z
Regis#: N235DS
Aircraft Make: SHOTWELL DAVID
Aircraft Model: MURPHY SR 3500
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: SUBSTANTIAL
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91
City: SOUTH LAKE TAHOE
State: CALIFORNIA





SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, California (KOLO)-- An experimental aircraft ground-looped upon landing at the Lake Tahoe Airport South on Sunday, June 9th. 

The crash of the small plane injured no one.

The Murphy SR 3500 Moose ground-looped while landing on Runway 18 around 12:15 p.m., the Federal Aviation Administration reported. A ground loop is a tight turn on the ground in which one wing dips, the FAA said. The pilot was the only person on board.

The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating.
Original article can be found here ➤ https://www.kolotv.com

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