Monday, April 24, 2017

Cub Crafters CC11-100, N749KY: Accident occurred April 20, 2017 at St. Mary's County Regional Airport (2W6), Leonardtown, St. Mary's County, Maryland

Additional Participating Entity:
Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Herndon, Virginia

Aviation Accident Factual Report - National Transportation Safety Board:

Investigation Docket - National Transportation Safety Board:

NTSB Identification: ERA17CA162
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Thursday, April 20, 2017 in Leonardtown, MD
Aircraft: CUB CRAFTERS INC CC11 100, registration: N749KY
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 private pilot, who was also the owner of the tailwheel-equipped airplane was landing after a local flight. The pilot stated that the airplane bounced during touchdown and he attempted a go-around, but the airplane veered to the left, resulting in a ground loop. During the ground loop, airplane's the right wing impacted runway lighting and sustained substantial damage. The pilot reported that there were no preaccident mechanical anomalies with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.

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