NTSB Identification: CEN13LA376
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Tuesday, June 25, 2013 in Grand Rapids, MN
Aircraft: AVERY JACK H GLASTAR GS-1, registration: N103A
Injuries: 1 Serious.
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On June 25, 2013, at 1730 central daylight time, an Avery Glastar GS-1 experimental amateur-built airplane, N103A, impacted water while landing on Shoal Lake, Grand Rapids, Minnesota. The airline transport pilot, who was the sole occupant, sustained serious injuries. The airplane sustained substantial damage to the fuselage. The airplane was registered to Enviro Resources, LLC, and operated by the pilot under the provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 as a personal flight. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed for the flight, and the flight was not operated on a flight plan. The local flight departed Grand Rapids/Itasca County Airport, Grand Rapids, Minnesota.
According to the Federal Aviation Administration inspector who responded to the accident, during the landing on the lake, the airplane veered to the right. Subsequently, the right wing contacted the water, and the airplane flipped over. The airplane was recovered for further examination.
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