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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 155931
Last updated: 29 September 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic PA22 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-22-160 Pacer
Registration: N3465Z
C/n / msn: 22-7387
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Pella Municipal Airport - KPEA, Pella, IA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Marshaltown, IA (MIW)
Destination airport:Pella, IA (PEA)
Investigating agency: NTSB
The pilot reported that he was landing on runway 34 and the wind was from 290 degrees at 7 knots. He stated that during the landing he used a crosswind landing technique using left aileron input and right rudder input at touchdown. Within 2 to 3 airplane lengths after touching down, the airplane's right wing and main landing gear began to raise up and the airplane veered to the left. The pilot stated that he attempted to correct but the airplane exited the left side of the runway and nosed over. The pilot did not report any mechanical malfunctions of the airplane. The airplane sustained damage to the fuselage and both wing spars.
Probable Cause: The pilot's failure to maintain directional control during landing.


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Revision history:

14-May-2013 17:55 Geno Added
21-Dec-2016 19:28 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
28-Nov-2017 14:41 ASN Update Bot Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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