NTSB Identification: DEN87LA129.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34372.
Accident occurred Saturday, May 02, 1987 in MANDAN, ND
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/07/1988
Aircraft: BOEING A75N1, registration: N75546
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 AND HIS SON WERE FERRYING A RECENTLY PURCHASED BOEING STEARMAN TO THEIR HOME IN OHIO. DURING LANDING ROLL, AT AN EN ROUTE STOP, A GUST OF WIND LIFTED THE TAIL SECTION AND THE ACFT GROUNDLOOPED. THE LEFT WING STRUCK THE RUNWAY AND THE ACFT WAS SUBSTANTIALLY DAMAGED.

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

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS

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