On September 22, 1998, about 1900 Eastern Daylight Time, a Boeing PT-17 Stearman, N58095, was substantially damaged during landing at Mallory Airport (WV12), South Charleston, West Virginia. The certificated commercial pilot was uninjured, and visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time of the accident. No flight plan was filed for the local flight, which was conducted under 14 CFR Part 91. Use your browsers 'back' function to return to synopsisReturn to Query Page
The pilot stated to a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Inspector that after landing on the dry, 24 foot-wide runway, the airplane veered to the left. The pilot said he overcorrected, and the airplane went off the right side of the runway. The airplane slid on wet grass, impacted a ditch, and flipped over.