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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 224056
Last updated: 13 November 2019
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Type:Silhouette image of generic PA18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-18-225 Super Cub
Registration: N755K
C/n / msn: PA 0105
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Centennial Airport (KAPA/APA), Dove Valley, CO -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Denver, CO (APA)
Destination airport:Denver, CO (APA)
Investigating agency: NTSB
The pilot in the tailwheel-equipped airplane reported that he made a three-point landing. During the landing roll, the airplane veered left, and he corrected with right rudder and right brake. Subsequently, the airplane ground looped to the right, the left main landing gear collapsed, and the left wing struck the ground.
The airplane sustained substantial damage to the left wing spar.
The pilot reported that there were no preaccident mechanical malfunctions or failures with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation. 

Probable Cause: The pilot's failure to maintain directional control during the landing roll, which resulted in a ground-loop.



Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 7 months
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

16-Apr-2019 17:53 Captain Adam Added
17-Apr-2019 20:32 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Nature, Source, Narrative]
13-Nov-2019 08:20 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative, Accident report, ]

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