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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 201389
Last updated: 25 April 2019
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Date:10-AUG-2017
Time:12:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic BU31 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
CASA 1.131
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N211BP
C/n / msn: E-3B-172
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Ocean City, NJ -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Massey, MD (MD1)
Destination airport:Bayport, NY (23N)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The pilot of the tailwheel-equipped biplane reported that, during the landing roll, the biplane started to veer right. He attempted to regain control, but the biplane continued to veer right and ground looped. Subsequently, the bottom of the left wing impacted the ground, and the left main landing gear collapsed.
The biplane sustained substantial damage to the left wing.
The pilot reported that there were no preaccident mechanical failures or malfunctions with the biplane that would have precluded normal operation.


Probable Cause: The pilotís failure to maintain directional control during the landing roll.


Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20170811X32009&key=1


Revision history:

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