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CubCrafters CC19-215, N61KT: Accident occurred June 09, 2022 at McCall Municipal Airport (KMYL), Valley County, Idaho

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.

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

Additional Participating Entity: 
Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Boise, Idaho

Fabric Flight LLC

Location: McCall, Idaho
Accident Number: WPR22LA217
Date and Time: June 9, 2022, 11:45 Local 
Registration: N61KT
Aircraft: CUB CRAFTERS INC CC19-215
Injuries: 2 None
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation - Instructional

On June 9, 2022, about 1145 mountain daylights time, a Cub Crafters CC19-215, N61KT, was substantially damaged when it was involved in an accident near McCall, Idaho. The pilot and flight instructor were not injured. The airplane was operated as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 instructional flight.

The pilot of a tailwheel equipped airplane reported that during the landing roll on runway 34, while applying brakes, the left “brake flopped under his foot with no pressure” and the airplane veered to the right. While attempting to correct with brake and rudder, the airplane exited the right side of the runway and ground looped to the right. The left wing and horizontal stabilizer struck a surface.

Postaccident examination by a Federal Aviation Administration inspector revealed that the left brake fluid hose had separated near the brake caliper fitting. The left wing and elevator were substantially damaged.

The airplane was recovered for further examination.

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: CUB CRAFTERS INC 
Registration: N61KT
Model/Series: CC19-215 
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Amateur Built:
Operator: On file
Operating Certificate(s) Held: None
Operator Designator Code:

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

Conditions at Accident Site: VMC
Condition of Light: Day
Observation Facility, Elevation: KMYL,5020 ft msl
Observation Time:
Distance from Accident Site: 0 Nautical Miles
Temperature/Dew Point: 18.3°C
Lowest Cloud Condition: Clear
Wind Speed/Gusts, Direction: / ,
Lowest Ceiling: None
Visibility: 10 miles
Altimeter Setting: 30.07 inches Hg 
Type of Flight Plan Filed: None
Departure Point: McCall, ID 
Destination: McCall, ID

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 1 None 
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Passenger Injuries: 1 None 
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries: 
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 2 None 
Latitude, Longitude: 44.888744,-116.10175 (est)

Aircraft veered off runway on landing.  Pilot reported left brake line failed. 

Date: 16-JUN-22
Time: 17:45:00Z
Regis#: N61KT
Aircraft Make: CUB CRAFTERS
Aircraft Model: CC219-215
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: NONE
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
State: IDAHO

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