Tuesday, July 11, 2017

S D S C, N599JR: Accident occurred July 07, 2017 at Kemmerer Municipal Airport (KEMM), Lincoln County, Wyoming

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

NTSB Identification: GAA17CA400
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Friday, July 07, 2017 in Kemmerer, WY
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/17/2017
Aircraft: RITTER JOHN I S D S C, registration: N599JR
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 landing, the airplane bounced and, upon the second touchdown, veered to the right and ground looped. The airplane exited the runway and impacted a drainage ditch.

The airplane sustained substantial damage to the left wing.

The pilot reported that there were no preaccident mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.

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, and his subsequent failure to maintain directional control during the landing roll.

The pilot of a tailwheel-equipped airplane reported that, during landing, the airplane bounced and, upon the second touchdown, veered to the right and ground looped. The airplane exited the runway and impacted a drainage ditch.

The airplane sustained substantial damage to the left wing.

The pilot reported that there were no preaccident mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.

Additional Participating Entities:
Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Casper, Wyoming

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

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

http://registry.faa.gov/N599JR


NTSB Identification: GAA17CA400
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Friday, July 07, 2017 in Kemmerer, WY
Aircraft: RITTER JOHN I S D S C, registration: N599JR
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 landing, the airplane bounced and, upon the second touchdown, veered to the right and ground looped. The airplane exited the runway and impacted a drainage ditch.

The airplane sustained substantial damage to the left wing.

The pilot reported that there were no preaccident mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.

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