Friday, September 29, 2017

Cessna 170B, N8245A: Incident occurred September 28, 2017 -and- Accident occurred March 04, 2012 at Reid–Hillview Airport (KRHV), San Jose, Santa Clara County, California

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; San Jose, California

Aircraft veered off runway 31L into the midfield then back onto runway 31L becoming airborne then attempted to land runway 31R did a go around and after landing runway 31R ground looped.

Date: 28-SEP-17
Time: 19:35:00Z
Regis#: N8245A
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 170
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: UNKNOWN
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: MINOR
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91

Operator: Amelia Reid Aviation LLC

Aviation Accident Final Report - National Transportation Safety Board:

Investigation Docket - National Transportation Safety Board:

Aviation Accident Data Summary - National Transportation Safety Board:

NTSB Identification: WPR12CA132
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, March 04, 2012 in San Jose, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/15/2012
Aircraft: CESSNA 170B, registration: N8245A
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.

During the landing roll, the airplane veered right. The pilot reported that he applied rudder inputs in an effort to correct the situation; however, he overcorrected, and the airplane veered left and exited the runway. During the accident sequence, the airplane’s right wing contacted the ground, which resulted in substantial damage to the outboard section of the wing. The pilot reported no mechanical malfunctions or failures 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 did not maintain directional control during the landing roll.

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