Accident Evektor SportStar Plus N930LA, Tuesday 29 April 2008
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Date:Tuesday 29 April 2008
Time:18:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic EVSS model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Evektor SportStar Plus
Registration: N930LA
MSN: 20070930
Total airframe hrs:109 hours
Engine model:Rotax 912 ULS
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Greenwood, Indiana -   United States of America
Phase: Standing
Departure airport:Greenwood-Indy South Greenwood Airport, IN (KHFY)
Destination airport:Greenwood, IN
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The student pilot was preparing to do the engine run-up of the light-sport airplane by increasing the engine to 4,000 rpms. He reported that his right foot slipped off the brake pedal and his foot partially came out of his shoe. While attempting to reset his foot in his shoe, he released the brake. The airplane turned and went off the paved surface and into a cornfield. The front of the airplane sustained substantial damage when the front wheel/gear struck the field.

Probable Cause: The student pilot's failure to maintain control of the airplane during engine run-up.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: CHI08CA122
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 10 months
Download report: Final report



History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

5 March 2010 N930LA Pilot 2 North of Adams Road, Marysville, nr. Union County Airport, OH sub


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