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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 199057
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Date:15-MAY-2017
Time:16:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA22 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-22-150
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N31JP
C/n / msn: 22-3913
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:South Boston, VA -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Durham, NC (8NC8)
Destination airport:South Boston, VA (W78)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The pilot reported that, during the landing roll, the tailwheel-equipped airplane veered to the left, and he “could not keep the [airplane] on [the] runway using full right rudder.” The airplane exited the left side of the runway, continued to turn to the left about 180°, hit an embankment, and the right main landing gear collapsed. Subsequently, the right wing impacted the ground, and the airplane came to rest nose down.
The airplane sustained substantial damage to the right wing.
The pilot reported that there were no preaccident mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.
The pilot reported that, about the time of the accident, the wind was from 060° at 7 knots. The pilot landed on runway 19.


Probable Cause: The pilot’s failure to maintain directional control during the landing roll.


Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20170516X20422&key=1


Revision history:

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