Thursday, July 7, 2016

Cessna A188B, Circle-S Aviation LLC, N60691: Accident occurred June 30, 2016 in Saratoga, Carbon County, Wyoming

Circle-S Aviation LLC:

Aviation Accident Final Report  -  National Transportation Safety Board:

Docket And Docket Items  -  National Transportation Safety Board:

Aviation Accident Data Summary -  National Transportation Safety Board:

NTSB Identification: GAA16CA354
14 CFR Part 137: Agricultural
Accident occurred Thursday, June 30, 2016 in Saratoga, WY
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/05/2016
Aircraft: CESSNA 188, registration: N60691
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.

The pilot of the tailwheel-equipped airplane reported that he landed on an asphalt runway after completing an aerial application flight. He reported that during the landing roll, he ground looped the airplane to the right, the airplane exited the runway to the right, and the left wing struck the taxiway indicator sign. The left aileron sustained substantial damage.

The pilot reported that there were no mechanical failures or anomalies with any portion of the airplane that would have prevented normal flight operation.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident as follows:
The pilot's failure to maintain directional control of the airplane during the landing roll resulting in substantial damage.

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