Accident Stinson 108 Voyager N9128K,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 345995
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Date:Wednesday 27 September 2023
Type:Silhouette image of generic S108 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Stinson 108 Voyager
Registration: N9128K
MSN: 108-2128
Year of manufacture:1947
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:San Diego-Gillespie Field (SEE/KSEE), San Diego, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Porterville Airport, CA (PTV/KPTV)
Destination airport:San Diego-Gillespie Field, CA (SEE/KSEE)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The pilot reported that upon arrival at the destination airport the reported wind conditions were variable wind at 10 knots gusting to 12 knots. The pilot reported that he performed a 3-point landing; on touch down, he was not able to maintain center line due to gusty southern crosswinds and the airplane ground looped. The airplane sustained substantial damage to the fuselage.

The pilot reported that there were no preaccident mechanical malfunctions or failures with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.

Probable Cause: The pilot’s failure to maintain directional control during landing in gusty wind conditions that resulted in a ground loop.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: WPR23LA359
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 2 months
Download report: Final report





Revision history:

28-Sep-2023 07:58 Dillonshrop Added
28-Sep-2023 07:58 harro Updated
05-Oct-2023 05:50 Anon. Updated
12-Oct-2023 19:29 Captain Adam Updated
14-Dec-2023 17:16 Captain Adam Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]

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