Runway excursion Accident Glasair GlaStar N265EP,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 171891
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Date:Wednesday 3 December 2014
Type:Silhouette image of generic GLST model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Glasair GlaStar
Registration: N265EP
MSN: 5608
Year of manufacture:2012
Total airframe hrs:19 hours
Engine model:Subaru EJ25
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Firstair Field Airport (W16), Monroe, WA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Monroe, WA (W16)
Destination airport:Monroe, WA (W16)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The pilot reported that the airplane landed on centerline, immediately pulled to the left, and quickly left the runway. It continued until encountering a swampy area at which time the nose wheel dug in, and the airplane nosed over. The left wing strut and wing sustained substantial damage. The pilot reported no preimpact mechanical malfunctions or failures with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.
Probable Cause: The pilot's failure to maintain directional control during the landing roll, which resulted in a runway excursion and encounter with terrain.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: WPR15CA053
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


FAA register:


Revision history:

04-Dec-2014 02:23 Geno Added
04-Dec-2014 06:42 Geno Updated [Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
21-Dec-2016 19:28 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
30-Nov-2017 19:43 ASN Update Bot Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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