NTSB Identification: FTW87DQG01.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33547.
Accident occurred Saturday, March 28, 1987 in MIDLAND, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/09/1988
Aircraft: REPLICA P51, registration: N51JR
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

PILOT REPORTED PROP SURGING IN FLT. DURING LANDING ROLL THE PILOT LOST CONTROL, GROUNDLOOPED AND THE MAIN LANDING GEAR COLLAPSED. INVESTIGATION COULD NOT REVEAL A REASON FOR THE PROP SURGING.

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..NOT CORRECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR..OVERLOAD


Contributing Factors

PROPELLER SYSTEM/ACCESSORIES..ERRATIC


Contributing Factors

PROPELLER SYSTEM/ACCESSORIES..UNDETERMINED


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OF AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND

Index for Mar1987 | Index of months