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Slingshot, N63RD: Accident occurred July 08, 2022 at Brookhaven Airport (KHWV), Shirley, Suffolk County, New York

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.

Investigator In Charge (IIC): Hicks, Ralph

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

Additional Participating Entity:
Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Farmingdale, New York

Location: Shirley, New York
Accident Number: ERA22LA305
Date and Time: July 9, 2022, 10:45 Local 
Registration: N63RD
Injuries: 1 None
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation - Personal

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: DUFFY RUSSELL A 
Registration: N63RD
Model/Series: SLINGSHOT 
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Amateur Built: Yes
Operator: On file 
Operating Certificate(s) Held: None
Operator Designator Code:

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

Conditions at Accident Site: VMC 
Condition of Light: Day
Observation Facility, Elevation: KHWV,66 ft msl
Observation Time: 10:56 Local
Distance from Accident Site: 0 Nautical Miles
Temperature/Dew Point: 27°C /13°C
Lowest Cloud Condition: Clear
Wind Speed/Gusts, Direction: 7 knots / , 360°
Lowest Ceiling: None
Visibility: 10 miles
Altimeter Setting: 30.05 inches Hg 
Type of Flight Plan Filed: None
Departure Point: Shirley, NY 
Destination: Shirley, NY

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 1 None 
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Passenger Injuries: 
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries: 
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 1 None 
Latitude, Longitude: 40.821954,-72.866907 (est)

Aircraft stalled on approach and nosed into runway and left main gear broke off. 

Date: 08-JUL-22
Time: 15:30:00Z
Regis#: N63RD
Aircraft Make: KOLB
Aircraft Model: SLINGSHOT
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: APPROACH (APR)
Operation: 91

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