Aviation Accident Summaries

Aviation Accident Summary ERA22LA211

Wadsworth, OH, USA

Aircraft #1




The pilot reported that during the flare of a crosswind landing, he was late to apply right rudder and the airplane landed left of centerline and continued off the left side of the runway. During the runway excursion, the airplane nosed over, and came to rest inverted in the grass, which resulted in substantial damage to the right wing and rudder. The pilot reported that there were no pre-accident 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 attempting to land in a crosswind.


Source: NTSB Aviation Accident Database

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