Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Monocoupe 110 Special, N501W: Accident occurred April 12, 2016 at Chandler Municipal Airport (KCHD), Maricopa County, Arizona

National Transportation Safety Board - Aviation Accident Final Report: http://app.ntsb.gov/pdf

National Transportation Safety Board  - Docket And Docket Items:   http://dms.ntsb.gov/pubdms

National Transportation Safety Board  -  Aviation Accident Data Summary:   http://app.ntsb.gov/pdf

http://registry.faa.gov/N501W

FAA Flight Standards District Office: FAA Scottsdale FSDO-07


NTSB Identification: GAA16CA190
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Tuesday, April 12, 2016 in Chandler, AZ
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/14/2016
Aircraft: MONOCOUPE 110, registration: N501W
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators used data provided by various entities, including, but not limited to, the Federal Aviation Administration and/or the operator and did not travel in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft accident report.

According to the pilot of the tailwheel-equipped airplane, after performing an initial test flight, during the landing roll the airplane rapidly veered right and the left wing struck the ground. The pilot reported that he overcorrected by applying full left rudder and the airplane exited the left side of the runway and nosed over. The pilot affirmed that prior to the flight he performed maintenance on the airplane to include the tail wheel single bungee steering system. The pilot reported that he installed the bungee incorrectly. The airplane sustained substantial both wings, the windshield and the fuselage.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident as follows:
The pilot's incorrect installation of the tailwheel steering bungee, which resulted in a runway excursion and airplane nose over.



CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a pilot escaped injury when a small plane flipped upside-down while landing at the Chandler Municipal Airport.

The pilot was the only person aboard the single-engine plane when the accident occurred Tuesday morning.

The Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board will investigate.

Original article can be found here: http://www.fox10phoenix.com





CHANDLER, AZ (KPHO/KTVK) - A pilot was uninjured after a small plane flipped over at Chandler Municipal Airport Tuesday morning.

Officials said the plane flipped over after landing on a runway at about 9:50 a.m. The plane is still upside down at the airport near Queen Creek and McQueen roads.

Officials said the pilot was the only person on board.

The Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board will investigate.

Original article can be found here: http://www.azfamily.com





CHANDLER, AZ - A recently restored airplane landed and flipped over at Chandler Municipal Airport on Tuesday.

Stephanie Romero, spokesperson for the City of Chandler, said identified the plane as a Monocoupe 110 Special. She said this was the plane's first flight since the owner restored it.

The pilot was the only person aboard the aircraft and was not injured.

A spokesperson for the Federal Aviation Administration, said the plane flipped over after landing on runway 4L around 9:50 a.m.

The runway was closed but has since reopened.

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