NTSB Identification: BFO85LA010.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27281.
Accident occurred Sunday, December 23, 1984 in NEWBURG, MD
Aircraft: LUSCOMBE 8F, registration: N836B
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.

DURING LDG ROLL THE PIC FELT A VIBRATION AS THE TAILWHEEL CONTACTED THE RWY. IN AN EFFORT TO MINIMIZE THE VIBRATION THE PLT LIFTED THE TAILWHEEL OFF THE RWY. THE ACFT BEGAN TO GROUND LOOP TO THE RIGHT TOWARD A POLE. HEAVY APPLICATION OF THE WHEEL BRAKES CAUSED THE ACFT TO NOSE OVER TO AN INVERTED POSITION.

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,TAILWHEEL..VIBRATION


Contributing Factors

REMEDIAL ACTION..ATTEMPTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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