Accident Maule MX-7-235 N5664N, 08 Feb 2012
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 287841
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Time:13:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic M7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Maule MX-7-235
Registration: N5664N
MSN: 10027C
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Tea, South Dakota -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Winfred, SD (/sd0)
Destination airport:Tea, SD (Y14)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The pilot reported that he landed the tailwheel-equipped airplane on runway 34 and that the wind was from about 270 degrees at 5 knots. During the landing roll, the airplane was traveling about 15 mph when the left wing suddenly lifted up about 60 degrees, and the right wing struck the runway. The airplane tipped up on its nose, and the propeller struck the ground. Postaccident inspection of the airplane revealed substantial damage to the right wing. The pilot reported that there was no mechanical malfunction or failure of the airplane.

Probable Cause: The pilot did not maintain directional control of the airplane during a crosswind landing.



Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 2 months
Download report: Final report

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