NTSB Identification: CEN13LA147
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Monday, January 28, 2013 in Gainsville, TX
Aircraft: WEBB WEBB 2, registration: N4844W
Injuries: 1 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.
On January 28, 2013, about 1745 central standard time, an experimental Webb 2, N4844W, descended into terrain while maneuvering in the airport traffic pattern after takeoff at Gainesville Municipal Airport (GLE), Gainesville, Texas. The commercial pilot was attempting a high-speed taxi test when the gyrocraft inadvertently became airborne. The gyrocopter sustained substantial damage to the rotor and tail. The pilot was uninjured. The gyrocopter was registered to and operated by the pilot under 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 as a test flight. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time of the accident. Full narrative available
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