On January 28, 1995, about 1205 eastern standard time, an RV-6, registered to Dale G. Beebe, crashed during takeoff at Bob White Airport, Zellwood, Florida, while on a 14 CFR Part 91 personal flight. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time and no flight plan was filed. The airplane sustained substantial damage, and the private-rated pilot was not injured. The flight was originating at the time of the accident. Use your browsers 'back' function to return to synopsisReturn to Query Page
The pilot stated shortly after liftoff of runway 27 the canopy opened. The pilot then reduced power and attempted to close the canopy; thereafter, he lost control and collided with the trees.