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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 208622
Last updated: 10 May 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic PA18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cub Crafters CC18-180
Owner/operator:Tac Aero
Registration: N127DT
MSN: CC18-0051
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Winnimucca, NV -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Hood River, OR (4S2)
Destination airport:Winnimucca, NV (WMC)
Investigating agency: NTSB
The pilot of the tundra tire- and tailwheel-equipped airplane reported that, during the initial touchdown on the asphalt runway, the airplane bounced. She added engine power and continued to flare, but as the right main wheel touched down on the runway, the airplane veered to the right. She attempted to correct by adding full left rudder and slight brake pressure, but the airplane continued to the right. She then applied more brake pressure, and the airplane nosed over.
The airplane sustained substantial damage to the rudder and left-wing lift strut.
The pilot reported that there were no preaccident mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.

Probable Cause: The pilotís failure to maintain directional control and her use of excessive braking during landing, which resulted in a nose-over.



Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 2 months
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

02-Apr-2018 07:34 ASN Update Bot Added

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