NTSB Identification: WPR12FA432
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Friday, September 21, 2012 in Laramie, WY
Aircraft: KUNDEL VANS RV 7A, registration: N423RA
Injuries: 1 Fatal.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.


On September 21, 2012, about 1445 mountain daylight time, an experimental amateur-built Vans RV 7A, N423RA, was destroyed after colliding with terrain near the Laramie Regional Airport (LAR), Laramie, Wyoming. The airplane was registered to the pilot. The certified commercial pilot, who was the sole occupant, sustained fatal injuries. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time of the accident, and an instrument flight rules (IFR) flight plan had been filed for the cross-country flight, which was being operated in accordance with 14 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 91. The flight departed the Duluth International Airport (DLH), Duluth, Minnesota, about 0926, with LAR as its destination.

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