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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 226214
Last updated: 15 June 2019
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Date:18-DEC-2017
Time:07:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic P180 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piaggio P.180
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N141JT
C/n / msn: 1141
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Georgetown, TX -   United States of America
Phase:
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Dallas-Addison Airport, TX (ADS/KADS)
Destination airport:Georgetown Municipal Airport, TX (KGTU)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:

The pilot said he was flying the RNAV GPS runway 36 approach in 3 miles visibility and that the wind was from 070░ at 9 knots. He sighted the runway at 50 ft above the missed approach point. He said the airplane was slightly right of the runway centerline and that there was a right crosswind. When the right main landing gear (MLG) contacted the runway, it collapsed. The airplane then exited the right side of the runway onto the grass median about 1,000 ft from the end of the runway, and the airplane then came to a stop and the right main landing gear (MLG) to collapse.
Examination of the accident site revealed that the airplane had landedáhard, which resulted in the right MLG collapsing. Examination of the airplane revealed no evidence of any preimpact mechanical failures or malfunctions that would have resulted in the landing gear collapse.á


Probable Cause: The pilot's inadequate compensation for crosswind conditions, which resulted in a hard landing and the right main landing gear collapsing.



Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20171220X64353&key=1

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 5 months
Download report: Final report


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