Runway excursion Accident Cassutt N8277S,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 265230
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Date:Wednesday 7 July 2021
Time:07:22 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic CASS model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Registration: N8277S
MSN: 02
Year of manufacture:1999
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Mid-America Industrial Airport (H71), Pryor, OK -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Pryor, OK (H71)
Destination airport:Pryor, OK
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The pilot reported that while landing the tailwheel-equipped airplane, he flared high, and the airplane landed hard. The airplane subsequently veered off the right side of the runway, nosed over, and came to rest inverted. The airplane sustained substantial damage to the left 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 he should have added power and performed a go around.

Probable Cause: The pilot's high flare and failure to execute a go-around which resulted in a hard landing and runway excursion.


FAA register:

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: CEN21LA311
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 5 months
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

07-Jul-2021 13:46 gerard57 Added
07-Jul-2021 13:55 gerard57 Updated [Location, Narrative]
07-Jul-2021 14:04 gerard57 Updated [Location]
07-Jul-2021 14:10 gerard57 Updated [Location, Narrative]
07-Jul-2021 14:49 RobertMB Updated [Time, Location, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
07-Jul-2021 15:08 gerard57 Updated [Total occupants]
07-Jul-2021 17:33 Aerossurance Updated [Location, Embed code]
07-Jul-2021 22:18 Captain Adam Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
08-Jul-2021 06:48 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source, Damage, Narrative]
08-Jul-2021 06:49 RobertMB Updated [Narrative]
04-Jul-2022 10:10 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative, Category, Accident report]

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