NTSB Identification: LAX92LA195.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 46201.
Accident occurred Sunday, May 03, 1992 in CHINO, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/13/1993
Aircraft: BOEING PT-17, registration: N1731B
Injuries: 2 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 SAID HE MADE A THREE POINT LANDING ON THE CENTER LINE OF THE ACTIVE RUNWAY. AS THE AIRPLANE SLOWED THE LEFT WING WENT DOWN. THE PILOT SAID HE CORRECTED WITH RIGHT AILERON THEN THE AIRPLANE TURNED TO THE RIGHT AND BOUNCED ON THE LEFT WHEEL. HE SAID HE APPLIED LEFT RUDDER BUT BY THEN THE AIRCRAFT WAS OFF THE RUNWAY AND INTO THE DIRT. THE LEFT LANDING GEAR COLLAPSED DURING THE GROUND LOOP DAMAGING THE LEFT WING AND PROPELLER.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: THE PILOT'S FAILURE TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL DURING THE LANDING ROLL OUT.
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