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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 233170
Last updated: 1 September 2020
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Date:22-FEB-2020
Time:13:46
Type:Silhouette image of generic HUSK model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aviat A-1A Husky
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N462
C/n / msn: 1446
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Columbia Airport (O22), Columbia, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:San Andreas-Calaveras Co Maury Rasmussen Field, CA (KCPU)
Destination airport:Columbia, CA (O22)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The pilot reported that he was practicing crosswind landings on the grass runway. On the second landing approach and as the airplane crossed over the runway threshold, it encountered a wind gust and rolled right. The pilot applied full engine power to perform a go-around, but the airplane continued to roll right. The right wing struck the ground, and the airplane cartwheeled into an adjacent wooded area. The airplane sustained substantial damage to both wings and the forward fuselage. The pilot reported that there were no preaccident mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.
 
Probable Cause: The pilot's failure to maintain bank control during landing in gusting wind conditions.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20200222X95241&key=1
FAA register: https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=462

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 6 months
Download report: Final report
Location


Images:


Photo: NTSB

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Feb-2020 01:15 Geno Added
23-Feb-2020 04:28 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Nature, Source, Narrative]
01-Sep-2020 16:53 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative, Accident report, ]
01-Sep-2020 18:31 harro Updated [Departure airport, Source, Narrative, Photo, Accident report, ]
01-Sep-2020 18:31 harro Updated [Narrative, Accident report, ]

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