Saturday, April 09, 2022

Just Aircraft Highlander, N419SD: Accident occurred September 29, 2021 at Byrd’s Backcountry Airstrip (51AR), Ozark, Franklin County, Arkansas

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; Little Rock, Arkansas

Investigation Docket - National Transportation Safety Board: 

Location: West Cobb, AR
Accident Number: CEN21LA471
Date & Time: September 29, 2021, 14:00 Local
Registration: N419SD
Injuries: 1 Serious
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation - Air race/show

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Registration: N419SD
Model/Series: HIGHLANDER
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Amateur Built:
Operator: On file
Operating Certificate(s) Held: None
Operator Designator Code: None

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

Conditions at Accident Site: VMC
Condition of Light: Day
Observation Facility, Elevation: KFYV,1259 ft msl 
Observation Time: 13:53 Local
Distance from Accident Site: 29 Nautical Miles 
Temperature/Dew Point: 29°C /18°C
Lowest Cloud Condition: 
Wind Speed/Gusts, Direction: 7 knots / , 200°
Lowest Ceiling: Broken / 4400 ft AGL
Visibility: 10 miles
Altimeter Setting: 29.92 inches Hg 
Type of Flight Plan Filed: None
Departure Point: West Cobb, AR 
Destination: West Cobb, AR

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 1 Serious 
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Passenger Injuries: 
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries: 
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 1 Serious 
Latitude, Longitude: 35.677288,-93.732683 

1 comment:

  1. Bet we are going to see a lot more of these type accidents due to the popularity of these wanna-be STOL events.