ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 176168
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Narrative:The pilot reported that during the landing roll on his first landing to his newly constructed airfield, the airplane's left main wheel came in contact with "something" and bounced in the air. The airplane veered to the left, the left wing tip struck a branch, continued to veer to the left and impacted a tree, which resulted in substantial damage to the left wing spar.
Maule MX-7-180C Star Rocket
|Owner/operator:||Billinger William C|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1|
|Aircraft damage:|| Substantial|
|Location:||West of Lake View Airport (TN10), Sharps Chapel, TN -
United States of America
|Departure airport:||New Tazewell, TN (3A2)|
|Destination airport:||Sharps Chapel, TN (UNKN)|
|Investigating agency: ||NTSB|
|Confidence Rating:|| Accident investigation report completed and information captured|
The pilot reported there were no pre-impact mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airframe or engine that would have precluded normal operation.
Probable Cause: Collision with an obstacle during the landing roll, which resulted in a loss of control and subsequent runway excursion and tree strike.
FAA register: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=567HW
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|Investigating agency: ||NTSB |
|Status: ||Investigation completed|
|Download report: || Final report|
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