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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 215440
Last updated: 12 September 2020
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Date:09-MAR-2018
Time:11:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic C180 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 180
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N9463C
C/n / msn: 31861
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Mount Vernon, WA -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Enumclaw, WA (WA77)
Destination airport:Lopez, WA (S31)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The pilot in the tailwheel-equipped airplane reported that, during landing, the airplane bounced, he added power, and the airplane settled on the runway. During the landing roll he lost directional control, the airplane exited the right side of the runway, and the left wing struck the ground. The pilot taxied the airplane to parking.
The airplane sustained substantial damage to the left-wing ribs and spar.
The pilot reported that there were no mechanical malfunctions or failures with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.



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


Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20180309X63941&key=1

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 6 months
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

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