Incident Van's RV-9A ZU-FSA, Saturday 2 January 2016
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Date:Saturday 2 January 2016
Type:Silhouette image of generic RV9 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Van's RV-9A
Registration: ZU-FSA
MSN: 90535
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Zebula Airstrip -   South Africa
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Zebula Golf Estate
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
The aircraft touched down, but became airborne again. On touching down again the nose wheel folded back. The aircraft slid along the tar, but then left the runway where the collapsed nose wheel dug into the gravel and the aircraft flipped over onto its back. The aircraft suffered damage to the nose wheel, propeller, canopy and top of the tail fin.


1. Avcom - RV-9A Landing Accident at Zebula

Revision history:

09-Jan-2016 14:26 Topaz Added
25-Jun-2016 20:04 junior sjc Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]

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