NTSB Identification: LAX93LA372.
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Accident occurred Thursday, September 30, 1993 in ELY, NV
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/01/1994
Aircraft: CRYDER RV-6, registration: N607DC
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

The pilot reported that during the ground roll portion of takeoff the left main landing gear tire blew out. The pilot aborted the takeoff by reducing engine power. The airplane veered off the runway, entered a gravel area, and collided with a runway sign. The runway was 5998 feet long by 150 feet wide.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

the pilot's failure to maintain directional control of his conventional gear airplane after the failure of a main landing gear tire.

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