NTSB Identification: MIA79DLA20
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: RUTAN VARI VIGGEN, registration: N88RC

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1678  79/4/24    NEW SMYRNA,FL       RUTAN VARI VIGGEN   CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 63, 223
        TIME - 1100                    N88RC               PX-  0  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 20 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - NEW SMYRNA BEACH
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          NEW SMYRNA,FL               LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GEAR COLLAPSED                                           LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PERSONNEL - PRODUCTION-DESIGN-PERSONNEL: OTHER
           AIRFRAME - LANDING GEAR: MAIN GEAR-SHOCK ABSORBING ASSY,STRUTS,ATTACHMENTS,ETC.
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - MATERIAL FAILURE
        REMARKS- ALUMINUM RIVETS IN TURNBUCKLES FAILED.BOUGHT FM SURPLUS STORE.

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