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N5RJ accident description

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Crash location 44.866945°N, 123.198333°W
Nearest city Independence, OR
44.851230°N, 123.186766°W
1.2 miles away
Tail number N5RJ
Accident date 19 Sep 2018
Aircraft type Rutan RUTAN LONG EZ
Additional details: None

NTSB Factual Report

The pilot in the experimental amateur-built airplane reported that during his third touch-and-go landing, the airplane's airspeed was fast, and the airplane landed hard. The airplane's nose landing gear collapsed, and the airplane exited the right side of the runway. The airplane cartwheeled and came to rest upright.

The airplane sustained substantial damage to the right wing spar.

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