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Narrative:A Luscombe L8E Silvaire caught a gust of wind and flipped over when landing at Westport Airport - 14S, Westport, Washington.
Luscombe L8E Silvaire
|C/n / msn:|| 3910|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Westport Airport - 14S, Westport, WS -
United States of America
The aircraft did not flip from a gust of wind. I was alongside the runway on the grass when the left main went into a rut causing the prop to dig in and flip the airplane. It nosed over from the rut. Wind gusts would have pushed the airplane over or ground looped it. I spoke with the airports only tenant and she said her Piper got stuck in probably the same rut and had to be pulled out.
me...the PIC of N1183K
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