On May 29, 1993, at 2234 Alaska daylight time, a wheel equipped Cessna 140 airplane, N1926V, registered to and operated by the Pilot in Command, drifted off the runway and ground looped during landing at the Dillingham airport, Dillingham, Alaska. The personal flight, operating under 14 CFR Part 91, last departed Dillingham for touch and go practice. No flight plan was filed and visual meteorological conditions prevailed. The airplane was substantially damaged and the Private Certificated Pilot in Command, the sole occupant, was not injured. Use your browsers 'back' function to return to synopsisReturn to Query Page
According to the Pilot in Command, this was his final landing and the airplane drifted to the west side of the runway and upon touchdown the wheel caught on the edge of the runway and the airplane ground looped.
The Pilot in Command stated there were no mechanical irregularities.