Aircraft: RV-6A. Injuries: None. Location: Oakwood, Okla. Aircraft damage: Substantial.
What reportedly happened: The pilot was landing on a paved country road to deliver paychecks to his farm crew.
During the landing roll the left wing hit a school bus sign and the plane veered off the road and into a fence.
Probable cause: The pilot’s improper decision to land on a road with obstacles.
NTSB Identification: CEN11CA389
This June 2011 accident report is provided by the National Transportation Safety Board. Published as an educational tool, it is intended to help pilots learn from the misfortunes of others.