Preliminary Accident Reports

October 2010 Issue

August 2, 2010, Burnet, Texas, Cessna 180B

The airplane was substantially damaged during landing but the private pilot was not injured. Visual conditions prevailed. The pilot reported he was taking the airplane to a maintenance facility to have the tailwheel examined to determine the cause of a shimmy that had developed. He performed a three-point landing. During rollout, the rudder pedals began to "shudder violently."

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