Tuesday, November 02, 2021

American Champion 8KCAB Super Decathlon, N78GC: Incidents occurred October 30, 2021 and June 13, 2020 at Livermore Municipal Airport (KLVK), Alameda County, California

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Oakland, California

October 30, 2021: Aircraft landed and tailwheel was missing. 

MH Aviation LLC

https://registry.faa.gov/N78GC

Date: 30-OCT-21
Time: 17:40:00Z
Regis#: N78GC
Aircraft Make: AMERICAN CHAMPION
Aircraft Model: 8KCAB
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91
City: LIVERMORE
State: CALIFORNIA

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Oakland, California

June 13, 2020:  Aircraft incurred propeller strike on landing.

MH Aviation LLC

https://registry.faa.gov/N78GC

Date: 13-JUN-20
Time: 20:45:00Z
Regis#: N78GC
Aircraft Make: CHAMPION
Aircraft Model: 8KCAB
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: MINOR
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91
City: LIVERMORE
State: CALIFORNIA

3 comments:

  1. So this bird now has both a prop strike and tail wheel damage history. Perhaps the first aircraft in history to literally have taken it from both ends?

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