Runway excursion Accident Rockwell S-2R Thrush Commander N8420V, 16 Jun 2015
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 177042
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Type:Silhouette image of generic SS2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Rockwell S-2R Thrush Commander
Registration: N8420V
MSN: 2180R
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:NE of Connell near Washtucna, WA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Washtucna, WA (WN72)
Destination airport:Washtucna, WA (WN72)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The pilot reported that, during the landing, the wind shifted to a quartering tailwind. The pilot was unable to maintain directional control, and the airplane veered left off the airstrip into an adjacent field. The airplane subsequently nosed over in the soft soil. The pilot reported no preimpact mechanical malfunctions or failures with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.

Probable Cause: The pilot's failure to maintain directional control while landing with a quartering tailwind.


FAA register:

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report
Other occurrences involving this aircraft

26 Mar 2004 N8420V B AND R AERIAL CROP CARE INC 0 Mattawa, WA sub


Revision history:

17-Jun-2015 20:46 Geno Added
21-Dec-2016 19:30 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
19-Aug-2017 13:51 ASN Update Bot Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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