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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 155604
Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Type:Waco YKS-7
Owner/operator:Newport/signal Air Inc
Registration: N17472
MSN: 4612
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Rialto Municipal Airport (Miro Field) - L67, Rialto, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Riverside, CA (RIR)
Destination airport:Rialto, CA (L76)
Investigating agency: NTSB
The pilot reported that the airplane swerved during the landing roll in crosswind conditions and that he excessively applied the brakes to correct for that swerve. The airplane subsequently nosed over, resulting in substantial damage to the wings, vertical stabilizer, and rudder. The pilot reported no preimpact mechanical malfunctions or failures with the airframe or engine that would have precluded normal operation.
Probable Cause: The pilotís failure to maintain directional control and his improper brake usage during the landing roll in a crosswind condition.



Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

27-Apr-2013 01:30 Geno Added
27-Apr-2013 11:16 Pena44 Updated [Source]
21-Dec-2016 19:28 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
28-Nov-2017 14:31 ASN Update Bot Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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