Aviation Accident Summaries

Aviation Accident Summary WPR13CA357

Sonoma, CA, USA

Aircraft #1

N4738E

CHAMPION 7EC

Analysis

Same as Factual Information

Factual Information

During a practice landing, the pilot lost directional control on the landing roll and drifted towards the right. The pilot did not act in a timely manner to prevent the airplane from departing the runway surface and the airplane subsequently struck foliage and sustained substantial damage to the wing. The pilot reported no preimpact mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.

Probable Cause and Findings

The pilots failure to maintain directional control during the landing roll.

 

Source: NTSB Aviation Accident Database

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