LAX95LA013
LAX95LA013

On October 19, 1994, at 0940 hours Pacific daylight time, a Stan G. Hallam homebuilt RV-6 airplane, N93SJ, crashed north of runway 16 at Bryant Field, Bridgeport, California. The pilot was completing a visual flight rules personal flight. The airplane, registered to and operated by the pilot, sustained substantial damage. The certificated private pilot, the sole occupant, did not receive any injuries. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed. The flight originated at Madera Airport, Madera, California, at 0840 hours.

The pilot said in the aircraft accident report that while on final approach the airplane experience a heavy sink rate. He was unable to arrest the sink rate before colliding with the terrain north of the runway threshold.

He also said that the airplane did not experience any mechanical malfunctions or failures at the time of the accident. The pilot reported that the surface winds were calm.

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