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N2861K accident description

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Crash location 37.863333°N, 89.864444°W
Nearest city Perryville, MO
37.724220°N, 89.861220°W
9.6 miles away
Tail number N2861K
Accident date 21 Aug 2017
Aircraft type Luscombe 8
Additional details: None

NTSB Factual Report

The pilot of the tailwheel-equipped airplane reported that, during takeoff, he lost directional control. He added that the airplane veered to the left "abruptly", exited the runway, and struck a vertical approach slope indicator (VASI) light. The right main landing gear collapsed and the airplane nosed over.

The airplane sustained substantial damage to the empennage.

The pilot did not submit the NTSB Form 6120.1 Pilot/ Operator Aircraft Accident/ Incident Report.

NTSB Probable Cause

The pilot’s failure to maintain directional control during takeoff.

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