Aviation Accident Summaries

Aviation Accident Summary ANC21LA092

Homer, AK, USA

Aircraft #1


PIPER PA-22-150


The pilot reported that while landing in crosswind conditions, as the tailwheel contacted the ground, the airplane veered left. He attempted to correct with right rudder to no avail. Subsequently, the airplane “tipped” to the right, and the right wing and right elevator impacted the runway and sustained substantial damage. The pilot reported no preimpact 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 while landing in crosswind conditions.


Source: NTSB Aviation Accident Database

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