Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Just Aircraft Superstol, N272SS, New Boca Leasing LLC: Accident occurred May 28, 2017 at Boca Raton Airport (KBCT), Palm Beach County, Florida

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: GAA17CA324
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, May 28, 2017 in Boca Raton, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/03/2017
Aircraft: JESS LLC JUST AIRCRAFT SUPERS, registration: N272SS
Injuries: 2 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 a tailwheel-equipped airplane reported that, during the landing roll, the airplane veered to the left. He added that he applied brakes, but the airplane continued to the left. Subsequently, the airplane ground looped to the left, the right main landing gear collapsed, and the right wing impacted the ground.

The airplane sustained substantial damage to the right wing.

The pilot reported that the winds were light and variable.

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

Additional Participating Entity: Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; ; Miramar, Florida

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

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

New Boca Leasing LLC: http://registry.faa.gov/N272SS

NTSB Identification: GAA17CA324
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, May 28, 2017 in Boca Raton, FL
Aircraft: JESS LLC JUST AIRCRAFT SUPERS, registration: N272SS
Injuries: 2 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 a tailwheel-equipped airplane reported that during the landing roll, the airplane veered to the left. He added that he applied brakes, but the airplane continued to the left. Subsequently, the airplane ground looped to the left, the right main landing gear collapsed, and the right wing impacted the ground.

The airplane sustained substantial damage to the right wing.

The pilot reported that the winds were light and variable.

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