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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 212762
Last updated: 21 February 2020
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Date:29-JUN-2018
Time:14:28 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic ST75 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing E75 (PT-13D/N2S-5) Stearman
Owner/operator:Stearman Club
Registration: HB-RBG
C/n / msn: 75-5346
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Birrfeld (LSZF) -   Switzerland
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Birrfeld Airport (LSZF)
Destination airport:Birrfeld Airport (LSZF)
Investigating agency: STSB Switzerland
Narrative:
The plane flipped over upon landing. There were no personal injuries.

STSB conclusion:
Both the flight instructor and the pilot had a good up-to-date training on tailwheel aircraft.
There were no technical problems with the brakes; the loss of control was therefore due to operational reasons. The accident, in which the biplane laterally rolled over the runway after touchdown and overturned as a result, must be attributed to an inappropriate use of the wheel brakes.

Sources:

https://www.tagblatt.ch/ostschweiz/bruchlandung-in-birrfeld-verunfalltes-flugzeug-gehoert-dem-fliegermuseum-altenrhein-ld.1033476
https://www.sust.admin.ch/inhalte/AV-berichte/HB-RBG_VB_D.pdf

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: STSB Switzerland
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 9 months
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Jul-2018 05:04 gerard57 Added
02-Jul-2018 19:10 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source]
30-Jan-2019 09:53 harro Updated [Time, Location, Destination airport, Source]
15-Apr-2019 17:08 harro Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Departure airport, Narrative, Accident report, ]

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