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1946 Stinson 108-1
108-954 Formerly N97954

Accident / Incident Search: A total of 3 Accident(s) and 0 Incident(s) in public records for this aircraft
337 Reports: A total of 5 337 reported on PF Reports for this aircraft for repairs
AD's: A total of 6 Airframe AD's reported on PF Reports for this aircraft
Service Difficulty Report: 0 SDRs reported on PF Reports for this aircraft
N# History Data: 1 known registration number(s) have been registered to this aircraft
Current Owner: SALE REPORTED
FAA Documents: Entire FAA Aircraft Document
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NTSB Accidents

National Transportation Safety Board
Aviation Accident Final Report

 

 

Location:

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ

Accident Number:

NYC88LA187

Date & Time:

06/10/1988, 1900 EDT

Registration:

N97954

Aircraft:

STINSON 108-1

Aircraft Damage:

Substantial

Defining Event:

 

Injuries:

1 None

Flight Conducted Under:

Part 91: General Aviation - Personal

Analysis

THE ACFT GROUND LOOPED DURING LANDING ROLL AND COLLIDED WITH TERRAIN OFF THE RUNWAY. THE ACFT WAS LANDED ON RWY 29 WITH THE WIND FROM 180 DEGREES AT 15 KTS, GUSTING TO 25 KTS. THE ACFT TURNED INTO THE WIND AND RAN OFF THE RWY TO THE SOUTH AFTER TRAVELING 1/3 OF THE RWY LENGTH. THE PLT HAD LOGGED ONLY 20 HRS IN THIS ACFT SINCE JAN 1984. THE ACFT WAS OWNED BY THE PLT.

Probable Cause and Findings

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

Findings

 

Occurrence #1: LOSS OF CONTROL - ON GROUND/WATER
Phase of Operation: LANDING - ROLL

Findings
1. (C) GROUND LOOP/SWERVE - INADVERTENT - PILOT IN COMMAND
2. (C) DIRECTIONAL CONTROL - NOT MAINTAINED - PILOT IN COMMAND
3. (F) LACK OF RECENT EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OF AIRCRAFT - PILOT IN COMMAND
4. (F) WEATHER CONDITION - CROSSWIND
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Occurrence #2: ON GROUND/WATER ENCOUNTER WITH TERRAIN/WATER
Phase of Operation: LANDING - ROLL

 

Factual Information

 

 

 

 

Pilot Information

Certificate:

Private

Age:

50, Male

Airplane Rating(s):

Single-engine Land

Seat Occupied:

Unknown

Other Aircraft Rating(s):

None

Restraint Used:

Seatbelt

Instrument Rating(s):

None

Second Pilot Present:

No

Instructor Rating(s):

None

Toxicology Performed:

No

Medical Certification:

Class 3 Valid Medical--w/ waivers/lim.

Last FAA Medical Exam:

06/20/1986

Occupational Pilot:

 

Last Flight Review or Equivalent:

 

Flight Time:

300 hours (Total, all aircraft), 300 hours (Total, this make and model)

 

 

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Manufacturer:

STINSON

Registration:

N97954

Model/Series:

108-1 108-1

Aircraft Category:

Airplane

Year of Manufacture:

 

Amateur Built:

No

Airworthiness Certificate:

Normal

Serial Number:

108-1-954

Landing Gear Type:

Tailwheel

Seats:

4

Date/Type of Last Inspection:

08/10/1987, Annual

Certified Max Gross Wt.:

2078 lbs

Time Since Last Inspection:

 

Engines:

1 Reciprocating

Airframe Total Time:

1820 Hours

Engine Manufacturer:

FRANKLIN

ELT:

Installed, activated, did not aid in locating accident

Engine Model/Series:

6A4-150

Registered Owner:

CURTIS JOHNSON

Rated Power:

150 hp

Operator:

CURTIS JOHNSON

Operating Certificate(s) Held:

None

 

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

Conditions at Accident Site:

Visual Conditions

Condition of Light:

Day

Observation Facility, Elevation:

, 0 ft msl

Observation Time:

0000

Distance from Accident Site:

0 Nautical Miles

Direction from Accident Site:

Lowest Cloud Condition:

Clear / 0 ft agl

Temperature/Dew Point:

24°C

Lowest Ceiling:

None / 0 ft agl

Visibility

20 Miles

Wind Speed/Gusts, Direction:

15 knots/ 25 knots, 180°

Visibility (RVR):

0 ft

Altimeter Setting:

29 inches Hg

Visibility (RVV):

0 Miles

Precipitation and Obscuration:

 

Departure Point:

BLAIRSTOWN, NJ

Type of Flight Plan Filed:

None

Destination:

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ

Type of Clearance:

None

Departure Time:

1800

Type of Airspace:

Class G

         

 

Airport Information

Airport:

TRENTON ROBBINSVILLE (N87)

Runway Surface Type:

Asphalt

Airport Elevation:

119 ft

Runway Surface Condition:

Dry

Runway Used:

29

IFR Approach:

None

Runway Length/Width:

4290 ft / 80 ft

VFR Approach/Landing:

Full Stop

 

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries:

1 None

Aircraft Damage:

Substantial

Passenger Injuries:

N/A

Aircraft Fire:

None

Ground Injuries:

N/A

Aircraft Explosion:

None

Total Injuries:

1 None

Latitude, Longitude:

 

 

 

 

 

Administrative Information

Investigator In Charge (IIC):

REUBEN       DENSLEY

Adopted Date:

11/24/1989

Additional Participating Persons:

; PHILADELPHIA, PA

Publish Date:

 

Investigation Docket:

NTSB accident and incident dockets serve as permanent archival information for the NTSB’s investigations. Dockets released prior to June 1, 2009 are publicly available from the NTSB’s Record Management Division at pubinq@ntsb.gov, or at 800-877-6799. Dockets released after this date are available at http://dms.ntsb.gov/pubdms/.

NTSB Identification: NYC74FFA10
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: STINSON 108, registration: N97954
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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2454   73/9/9    ALBANY,NY           STINSON 108         CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             COMMERCIAL, AGE 25, 222
        TIME - 1330                    N97954              PX-  0  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 23 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - ALBANY
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          COBLESKILL,NY               ALBANY,NY
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GROUND-WATER LOOP-SWERVE                                 LANDING: ROLL
           COLLIDED WITH: OBJECT                                    LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL
           PILOT IN COMMAND - DIVERTED ATTENTION FROM OPERATION OF AIRCRAFT
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY RADIO
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                                      4500
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  RELATIVE BEARING OF WIND
          NONE                                                     LEFT QUARTERING HEAD WIND 293-337 DEGREES
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          290                                                       14
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      NONE
        REMARKS- PLT EXPEDITED DEPARTURE FROM RWY DUE NO RADIO CHEROKEE ON SHORT FINAL.
NTSB Identification: NYC70F0195
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: STINSON 108-1, registration: N97954
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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2798  69/10/19   SOUTHWICK,MASS      STINSON 108-1       CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 37, 237
        TIME - 0945                    N97954              PX-  0  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 59 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          SIMSBURY,CONN               SIMSBURY,CONN                AGAWAM,MASS
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
           COLLIDED WITH: DITCHES                                   LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           POWERPLANT - ENGINE STRUCTURE: VALVE ASSEMBLIES
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - MATERIAL FAILURE
           TERRAIN - ROUGH/UNEVEN
        PARTIAL POWER LOSS - PARTIAL LOSS OF POWER - 1 ENGINE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
                                  PROP/ENGINE VIBRATION
        REMARKS- NR 2 CYL ROCKER ARM FAILED.
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FAA Incidents

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FAA 337

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Airworthiness

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108-1
    2005-01-19   02/23/2005   Mode S transponders
  79-07-02   04/03/1979   Batteries
    50-25-01   Upon Receipt   Fuel drip strip
  50-17-02   Upon Receipt   Rudder cable inspection
    47-50-12   Upon Receipt   Stabilizer attachment fitting
  47-50-11   Upon Receipt   Ash tray modification
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Service Difficulties

No Service Difficulty Records Found
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N History

N97954

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Ownership History

Aircraft Registration prior to Deregistration
Name SALE REPORTED TO CURTIS JOHNSON
Street 1023 CARRIAGE RD
City CARABASET VLY
State MAINE Zip Code 04947-5342
County FRANKLIN
Country UNITED STATES

Previous Owners

Joseph S Nathanson - Trenton, NJ

Robert J Balfe - Ellington, CT

Roger L Atwood - Northampton, MA

Harry C Sheaffer III - West Springfield, MA

Allen R Johnson and Paul J LaChat - Southwick, MA

Allen R Johnson - Southwick, MA

Allen R Johnson and William R Klase - Southwick, MA

Phillip L Taguay - Terryville, CT

Claire J Balaski - Torrington, CT

Frederick J Davis and Robert B Snyder - Bristol, CT

Frederick J Davis - Bristol, CT

Joseph H Golambiawski - West Have, CT

Charles DeMusis - East Haven, CT

Irving N Harrison - Branford, CT

Usher Aviation Inc - New Haven, CT

Thomas Bryant - Litchfield, CT

James Sullivan - Oakville, CT

The Northeast Aircraft Sales and Service Corp - New Haven, CT

Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corp - Wayne, MI

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Import/Export History

This aircraft has never been registered outside of the U.S.

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FAA Records

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Comments

This aircraft is Deregistered.  Registration expired 08/29/2013.  The FAA cancelled the registration number 08/29/2013.

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