Friday, July 03, 2020

Loss of Control on Ground : CubCrafters CCX-2000, N339KT; accident occurred June 17, 2020 at Eagle County Regional Airport (KEGE), Gypsum, Colorado

Aviation Accident Factual Report - National Transportation Safety Board

The National Transportation Safety Board traveled to the scene of this accident.

Additional Participating Entity: 
Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Denver, Colorado 

Investigation Docket - National Transportation Safety Board: 

Location: Gypsum, Colorado
Accident Number: CEN20CA235
Date & Time: June 17, 2020, 14:30 Local
Registration: N339KT
Aircraft: Cub Crafters CCX-2000-0086 
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Defining Event: Loss of control on ground
Injuries: 1 None
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation - Personal

Pilot Information

Certificate: Private
Age: 51, Male
Airplane Rating(s): Single-engine land; Single-engine sea
Seat Occupied: Front
Other Aircraft Rating(s): None 
Restraint Used: 4-point
Instrument Rating(s): None
Second Pilot Present: No
Instructor Rating(s): None
Toxicology Performed: No
Medical Certification: Class 3 With waivers/limitations
Last FAA Medical Exam: August 10, 2018
Occupational Pilot: No 
Last Flight Review or Equivalent: April 18, 2020
Flight Time: 224 hours (Total, all aircraft), 53 hours (Total, this make and model), 119 hours (Pilot In
Command, all aircraft), 45 hours (Last 90 days, all aircraft), 10 hours (Last 30 days, all aircraft), 7 hours (Last 24 hours, all aircraft)

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: Cub Crafters 
Registration: N339KT
Model/Series: CCX-2000-0086 
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Year of Manufacture: 2019 
Amateur Built: No
Airworthiness Certificate: Experimental (Special) 
Serial Number: CCX-2000-0086
Landing Gear Type: Tailwheel
Seats: 2
Date/Type of Last Inspection: Unknown 
Certified Max Gross Wt.: 2000 lbs
Time Since Last Inspection: 
Engines: Reciprocating
Airframe Total Time: 81.9 Hrs at time of accident
Engine Manufacturer: Lycoming
ELT: Installed, not activated 
Engine Model/Series: HC-C2YR-1NW/N
Registered Owner: 
Rated Power: 186 Horsepower
Operator: On file
Operating Certificate(s) Held: None

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

Conditions at Accident Site: Visual (VMC)
Condition of Light: Day
Observation Facility, Elevation: EGE 
Distance from Accident Site:
Observation Time: 20:45 Local 
Direction from Accident Site:
Lowest Cloud Condition: Clear 
Visibility 10 miles
Lowest Ceiling: None 
Visibility (RVR):
Wind Speed/Gusts: 23 knots / 29 knots 
Turbulence Type Forecast/Actual:  /
Wind Direction: 240° 
Turbulence Severity Forecast/Actual:  /
Altimeter Setting: 29.98 inches Hg 
Temperature/Dew Point: 28°C / -4°C
Precipitation and Obscuration: No Obscuration; No Precipitation
Departure Point: Moab, UT (CNY) 
Type of Flight Plan Filed: None
Destination: Gypsum, CO (EGE)
Type of Clearance: VFR
Departure Time: 12:30 Local
Type of Airspace: Class D

Airport Information

Airport: Eagle County Rgnl EGE
Runway Surface Type: Asphalt
Airport Elevation: 6547 ft msl 
Runway Surface Condition: Dry
Runway Used: 25 
IFR Approach: None
Runway Length/Width: 9000 ft / 150 ft 
VFR Approach/Landing: Full stop; Traffic pattern

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 1 None
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Passenger Injuries:
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries: N/A 
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 1 None
Latitude, Longitude: 39.640556,-106.909721(est)