CHI08LA195
CHI08LA195

On July 16, 2008, approximately 1156 eastern daylight time (edt), a EVEKTOR-AEROTECHNIK AS Light Sport Airplane, N603EV, crashed on the airport at the Capital City Airport, Frankfort, Kentucky. The airplane was substantially damaged and the student pilot and instructor pilot were not injured. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time of the accident and the flight was being operated under the provisions of Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 91 without a flight plan.

The instructional flight was on the second landing when the student pilot ballooned on landing and attempted a go around. The instructor said the student over corrected and he took control of the airplane; however, he took over too late to recover and the airplane stalled, touched down and shot off the runway. The airplane hit a berm, the nose gear collapsed and the main gear sheared.

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