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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 196194
Last updated: 22 October 2017
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Type:Piper PA-16 Clipper
Registration: N5896H
C/n / msn: 16-514
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:Palatka Municipal Airport (28J), Palatka, FL -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Welaka, FL (3FL0)
Destination airport:Palatka, FL (28J)
Investigating agency: NTSB
The pilot of the tailwheel-equipped airplane reported that, after flying a stable approach, the airplane ground looped to the right during the landing.
The airplane sustained substantial damage to the right wing and fuselage.
The pilot reported that there were no preaccident mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.

Probable Cause: The pilotís failure to maintain directional control during the landing.


FAA register:

Revision history:

18-Jun-2017 22:04 Geno Added
18-Jun-2017 22:39 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
19-Jun-2017 10:20 Iceman 29 Updated [Operator, Nature, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
19-Jun-2017 18:02 Geno Updated [Registration, Cn, Source]
08-Sep-2017 19:49 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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