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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 207409
Last updated: 18 September 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic S108 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Stinson 108-2
Registration: N9457K
C/n / msn: 108-2457
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:The Eastern Iowa Airport (KCID), Cedar Rapids, IA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Cedar Rapids, IA (CID)
Destination airport:Cedar Rapids, IA (CID)
Investigating agency: NTSB
The pilot reported that, during a three-point landing, the tailwheel touched down first, and as the main landing gear touched down the airplane bounced. He applied more back pressure on the yoke, and as the airplane settled on the main landing gear it veered to the left. He applied right rudder and brake to no avail. Subsequently, the right wingtip struck the ground, and the airplane nosed over.
The airplane sustained substantial damage to the left wing, the right-wing lift strut, and the empennage.
The pilot reported that there were no preaccident mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.
The automated weather observation system located at the accident airport reported that, about the time of the accident, the wind was from 010° at 6 knots. The pilot landed on runway 9.

Probable Cause: The pilot’s improper landing flare, which resulted in a loss of directional control and a nose-over.


FAA register:

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 3 months
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

12-Mar-2018 16:30 Geno Added
12-Mar-2018 18:50 Geno Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
12-Mar-2018 19:00 Geno Updated [Source]
12-Mar-2018 20:21 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Source]
21-Jun-2018 19:58 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Operator, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
22-Jun-2018 06:14 ASN Update Bot Updated [Source]
23-Jun-2018 09:51 harro Updated [Source, Narrative]

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