Aviation Accident Summaries

Aviation Accident Summary WPR21LA302

Sandpoint, ID, USA

Aircraft #1




The pilot in the tail wheel-equipped airplane reported that, while performing a touch-and-go landing with a slight crosswind from the right, the airplane drifted off the left side of the runway and into a depression in the terrain. The airplane collided with a berm which resulted in substantial damage to the fuselage. The pilot reported that there were no preaccident mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.

Probable Cause and Findings

The pilot’s failure to maintain directional control during landing with a crosswind which, resulted in a runway excursion and impact with terrain.


Source: NTSB Aviation Accident Database

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