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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145567
Last updated: 23 August 2017
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Date:09-MAY-2012
Time:13:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic FDCT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Flight Design CTLS
Owner/operator:ON FILE
Registration: N9922P
C/n / msn: 07-11-23
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Airplane damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Moorhead Municipal Airport - KJKJ, Moorhead, MN -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Fergus Falls, MN (FFM)
Destination airport:Moorhead, MN (JKJ)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The pilot overflew the airport to verify wind conditions; the windsock indicated a slight crosswind for the landing. While on short final approach for runway 12, the airplane encountered a wind gust, and the pilot applied rudder and aileron to compensate for the wind conditions. The airplane subsequently stalled above the runway and landed hard. The airplane departed the runway surface, entered a ditch, nosed over, and came to rest inverted. The pilot reported no mechanical problems prior to the accident. The airplane's wings and fuselage were bent and cracked. The pilot reported that the wind was 220 degrees at 9 knots, gusting to 14 knots.
Probable Cause: The failure to maintain adequate airspeed for the wind conditions during landing, which resulted in a loss of airplane control.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20120514X31737&key=1
FAA register: http://www.faa.gov/data_research/accident_incident/preliminary_data/events01/media/10_9922P.txt
http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=9922P&x=0&y=0
http://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/brief.aspx?ev_id=20120514X31737&key=1

http://flightaware.com/photos/view/52177-b3134a96d013158095437767eab6af03fa889df4/aircrafttype/CTLS
http://www.faa.gov/data_research/accident_incident/preliminary_data/events01/media/10_9922P.txt
http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=9922P&x=0&y=0
http://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/brief.aspx?ev_id=20120514X31737&key=1

http://flightaware.com/photos/view/52177-b3134a96d013158095437767eab6af03fa889df4/aircrafttype/CTLS


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-May-2012 18:05 Geno Added
11-May-2012 13:20 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Aircraft type, Phase]
18-May-2012 01:53 24.220.22.245 Updated [Phase]
04-Jun-2012 09:50 Geno Updated [Source]
21-Dec-2016 19:28 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
19-Aug-2017 16:00 ASN Update Bot Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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