NTSB Identification: SEA79DYE03
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: EVANS VP-1, registration: N6949

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3923  78/11/12   YELM,WA             EVANS VP-1          CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 1400                    N6949               PX-  0  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  AGE 43, 2385 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  1                            28 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - WESTERN
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          YELM,WA                     LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GROUND-WATER LOOP-SWERVE                                 LANDING: ROLL
           COLLIDED WITH: OBJECT                                    LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL
           AIRFRAME - LANDING GEAR: MAIN GEAR-SHOCK ABSORBING ASSY,STRUTS,ATTACHMENTS,ETC.
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - DISCONNECTED
           PERSONNEL - PRODUCTION-DESIGN-PERSONNEL: POOR/INADEQUATE DESIGN
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - OVERLOAD FAILURE
        REMARKS- GR SUPPORT CABLE FAILED. HIT CESSNA 150,N2446J TAXYING TO GAS PUMP,NO INTENT FOR FLT,SUB DMG.

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