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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 157399
Last updated: 5 December 2019
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Date:12-DEC-1999
Time:16:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic PTS2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Pitts S-2B
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N260XX
C/n / msn: 5116
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Northumberland County Airport (N79), Shamokin, PA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:N79
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The pilot stated that he landed on the runway, and the airplane began to veer to the right. He attempted to correct the travel by applying left rudder pedal and brake. The right main landing gear traveled into mud, and the airplane went off the right side of the runway, into a ditch. Examination of the wreckage by a Federal Aviation Administration Inspector did not reveal any pre-impact mechanical malfunctions, nor did the pilot report any.

Probable Cause: The pilot's failure to maintain aircraft control.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20001212X20310&key=1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Jul-2013 02:42 JINX Added
21-Dec-2016 19:28 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
14-Dec-2017 10:01 ASN Update Bot Updated [Cn, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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