Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Stinson 108-1 Voyager, N8954K: Accident occurred July 21, 2017 at Lee's Summit Municipal Airport (KLXT), Jackson County, Missouri

The National Transportation Safety Board did not travel to the scene of this accident.

Additional Participating Entity:
Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Kansas City, Missouri

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


NTSB Identification: CEN17LA280
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Friday, July 21, 2017 in Lee's Summit, MO
Aircraft: STINSON 108 1, registration: N8954K
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. Any errors in this report will be corrected when the final report has been completed. NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

On July 21, 2017, about 1100 central daylight time, a Stinson 108 airplane, N8954K departed the runway surface while landing at Lee's Summit Municipal Airport (KLXT), Lee's Summit, Missouri. The pilot and passenger were not injured and the airplane was substantially damaged during the landing. The airplane was registered to and operated by a private individual under the provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 as a cross-country flight. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time. 

The pilot reported to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) inspector, that he was landing on runway 29, and the airplane started to drift left, so he applied the right brake; however, the brake did not respond. The airplane continued off the edge of the runway, and the right gear collapsed. An initial inspection of the airplane noted substantial damage to the right-wing spar and fuselage. 

The wreckage was retained for further examination.

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