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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 201915
Last updated: 14 June 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic WACF model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Waco YMF-5
Registration: N19Y
C/n / msn: 5015
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Edmond, OK -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Guthrie, OK (GOK)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
The pilot stated that he landed fast and the tail-wheel equipped airplane started to float. When the pilot applied brake pressure the airplane started to skid. The pilot then released the brake pressure; however, he thought he was getting too close to the end of the 2,400 foot long grass strip, so he applied 'heavy' braking. Subsequently, the vintage airplane nosed over.
Probable Cause: The pilot's failure to attain the proper touchdown point due to excessive airspeed and his failure to abort the landing. Factors were the pilot's excessive braking and the short, grass runway.



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26-Nov-2017 09:40 ASN Update Bot Added

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