NTSB Identification: NYC98LA191.
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Accident occurred Tuesday, September 22, 1998 in SO. CHARLESTON, WV
Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/15/2001
Aircraft: Boeing PT-17 STEARMAN, registration: N58095
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

The pilot landed on a dry, 24 foot-wide runway, and the airplane veered to the left. The pilot overcorrected, and the airplane went off the right side of the runway. The airplane slid on wet grass, impacted a ditch, and flipped over.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

The pilot's failure to maintain control of the airplane during landing.

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