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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 180252
Last updated: 27 December 2019
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Date:07-OCT-2015
Time:11:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic L8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Luscombe 8F Silvaire
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N9918C
C/n / msn: S-22
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Georgetown Airport (E36), Georgetown, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Georgetown, CA (E36)
Destination airport:Georgetown, CA (E36)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The flight instructor and the private pilot were conducting a biennial flight review in the tailwheelequipped airplane.†The pilot reported that he conducted a normal three-point landing but that, a few seconds later, the airplane bounced and, shortly thereafter, it veered about 30 degrees right. The pilot applied full power as the airplane exited the right side of the runway. The airplane then impacted sloping terrain adjacent to the runway, slid down it, and came to rest.†The pilot reported no abnormalities with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.†


Probable Cause: The pilotís improper recovery from a bounced landing, which resulted in a loss of directional control and subsequent runway excursion.


Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20151007X62129&key=1
FAA register: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=N9918C


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Oct-2015 16:18 Geno Added
21-Dec-2016 19:30 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
11-Oct-2017 07:36 ASN Update Bot Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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