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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 198921
Last updated: 19 August 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic PA22 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-22-150
Registration: N6064D
MSN: 22-4717
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Atkinson, KS -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Atkinson, KS (8V2)
Destination airport:Atkinson, KS (8V2)
Investigating agency: NTSB
The pilot was landing to the west with wind conditions reported from 330 degrees at 11 knots, gusting to 15 knots. With the airplane about six feet above the runway surface, a gusting crosswind was encountered from the right. The pilot could not maintain control and the airplane impacted the grassy area to the left of the runway. During the impact the left main landing gear collapsed and the left wing struts were bent. No preimpact mechanical anomalies were found with the airplane.
Probable Cause: The pilot's failure to maintain directional control while landing with a crosswind.



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

Revision history:

19-Aug-2017 16:03 ASN Update Bot Added

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