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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 177903
Last updated: 15 June 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C170 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 170B
Registration: N2514D
C/n / msn: 20666
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Anchorage, AK -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Anchorage, AK (PAMR)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
The airplane owner/student pilot was performing a wheel landing in a tailwheel-equipped airplane during a private pilot practical test. The pilot said that as the tailwheel lowered to the runway, the airplane veered to the left. He applied the right brake and right aileron, and the airplane then ground looped to the right, off the right side of the runway. The left wing struck the ground, and the airplane received damage to the left wing spar, the left aileron, and left elevator. The wind condition was reported as variable at 3 knots.
Probable Cause: The pilot's failure to maintain directional control during the landing roll, which resulted in an inadvertent ground loop and subsequent structural damage to the airplane when it struck the runway.



Revision history:

18-Jul-2015 15:19 Noro Added
21-Dec-2016 19:30 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
07-Dec-2017 18:39 ASN Update Bot Updated [Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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