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Van's RV-8, N889WT: Accident occurred December 05, 2021 at Ravalli County Airport (KHRF), Hamilton, Montana







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. 

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

Additional Participating Entity: 
Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Helena, Montana

Investigation Docket - National Transportation Safety Board:


Location: Hamilton, Montana
Accident Number: WPR22LA056
Date and Time: December 5, 2021, 11:45 Local 
Registration: N889WT
Aircraft: MONTE CLARK VANS RV8 
Injuries: 1 None
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91 subpart k: Fractional

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: MONTE CLARK 
Registration: N889WT
Model/Series: VANS RV8 
Aircraft Category: Airplane
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Operating Certificate(s) Held: None
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Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

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Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 1 None 
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Passenger Injuries: 
Aircraft Fire: None
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Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 1 None 
Latitude, Longitude: 46.1449,-114.0917