Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Cessna 185 Skywagon, 17Y LLC, N4017Y: Accident occurred April 23, 2017 at Sunrise Skypark Airport (ID40), Marsing, Owyhee County, Idaho

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

Investigation Docket - National Transportation Safety Board: https://dms.ntsb.gov/pubdms

NTSB Identification: GAA17CA245 
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, April 23, 2017 in Marsing, ID
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/31/2017
Aircraft: CESSNA 185, registration: N4017Y
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 in the tailwheel-gear-equipped airplane reported that he set up for a wheel landing to an asphalt runway. During touchdown, the airplane bounced three times, and the right landing gear wheel split into two pieces. The airplane ground looped to the left and exited the left side of the runway. The right wing tip and the elevator struck the ground, and the airplane sustained substantial damage to the right elevator.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident as follows:
The pilot’s improper landing flare, which resulted in a bounced landing, the failure of the right main landing gear wheel, and a ground loop. 

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Boise, Idaho

Aviation Accident Factual Report - National Transportation Safety Board: https://app.ntsb.gov/pdf 

Operator Does Business As: T&C Aircraft


17Y LLC:  http://registry.faa.gov/N4017Y

NTSB Identification: GAA17CA245
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, April 23, 2017 in Marsing, ID
Aircraft: CESSNA 185, registration: N4017Y
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 in the tailwheel gear-equipped airplane reported that he setup for a wheel landing to an asphalt runway. During touch down the airplane bounced three times and the right landing gear wheel split into two pieces. The airplane ground looped to the left and exited the left side of the runway. The right wing tip and the elevator struck the ground. The airplane sustained substantial damage to the right elevator.

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