ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 287940
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Narrative:According to the pilot, the weather information he obtained en route indicated that the wind at his destination airport was from 300 degrees at 25 knots. The airplane encountered turbulence and wind gusts while on final approach and, despite the pilot's control inputs, the airplane impacted terrain off the right side of the runway. The wind reported 25 miles from the accident site, about 15 minutes after the accident, was from 310 degrees at 23 knots gusting to 33 knots. The wings, firewall, and fuselage sustained substantial damage.
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1|
|Aircraft damage:|| Substantial|
|Location:||Sac City, Iowa -
United States of America
|Departure airport:||Effingham, IL (1H2)|
|Destination airport:||Sac City Municipal Airport, IA (KSKI)|
|Investigating agency: ||NTSB|
|Confidence Rating:|| Accident investigation report completed and information captured|
Probable Cause: The pilot's loss of directional control while landing with a gusting wind.
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|Investigating agency: ||NTSB |
|Status: ||Investigation completed|
|Duration: ||5 months|
|Download report: || Final report|
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