Accident Quest Kodiak 100 N456SB, Tuesday 6 July 2021
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Date:Tuesday 6 July 2021
Time:14:40 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic KODI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Quest Kodiak 100
Owner/operator:Surfbird Aviation LLC
Registration: N456SB
MSN: 100-0196
Year of manufacture:2016
Total airframe hrs:206 hours
Engine model:P & W PT6A-34
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Roche Harbor, Washington -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Seattle-Boeing Field International Airport, WA (BFI/KBFI)
Destination airport:Friday Harbor, WA (W39)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The pilot of the float-equipped airplane reported that, during a water landing the left wing lifted, and the right wing struck the water's surface. The right-wing aileron was substantially damaged. The pilot reported that there were no preaccident mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.

Probable Cause: The pilot's failure to maintain bank control during the landing roll which resulted in the right wing impacting the water's surface.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: WPR21LA367
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year
Download report: Final report




Revision history:

31-Mar-2022 12:08 harro Added
31-Mar-2022 12:09 harro Updated [Narrative]
31-Mar-2022 12:19 harro Updated [Category]
07-Jul-2022 19:03 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Operator, Other fatalities, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative, Category, Accident report]
07-Jul-2022 19:06 harro Updated [Other fatalities, Narrative]

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