Serious incident Maule MX-7-235 F-GMRB, 26 Jul 2009
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Type:Silhouette image of generic M7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Maule MX-7-235
Owner/operator:Paul Vidal
Registration: F-GMRB
MSN: 10119C
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Category:Serious incident
Location:Čilipi Airport, Dubrovnik -   Croatia
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Zadar (ZAD/LDZD) Croatia
Destination airport:Dubrovnik (DBV/LDDU) Croatia
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Maule MX-7-235 F-GMRB damaged 26-07-2009 while landing into wind at Čilipi Airport, Dubrovnik, Croatia. Pilot lost control and broke off left wheel.

The most probable cause of this serious incident is:
1. landing above the permitted lateral wind speed for this aircraft;
2. ignorance of local weather conditions, large differences between constant and peak wind gusts;
3. inability to compensate for side wind gusts and landing at the wrong angle.



Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: 
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

26-Jul-2009 11:20 Vojko Added
26-Jul-2009 12:08 Vojko Updated
26-Jul-2009 12:34 RobertMB Updated
27-Jul-2009 00:52 harro Updated
18-Aug-2016 19:01 Dr.John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
17-May-2020 18:57 KagurazakaHanayo Updated [Source, Narrative]

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