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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 240352
Last updated: 2 September 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic M6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Maule M-5-235C Lunar Rocket
Registration: N386X
C/n / msn: 7029C
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Johnson County Executive Airport (OJC/KOJC), Olathe, KS -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Olathe, KS (OJC)
Destination airport:Olathe, KS (OJC)
Investigating agency: NTSB
The pilot of a tailwheel-equipped airplane reported that the airplane touched down on the runway without incident. Shortly after touchdown, the airplane encountered a sudden wind gust and turned to the left. The pilot attempted to correct with aileron and rudder input. However, the airplane continued to turn left about 180 and came to rest upright. He stated that his aileron input was incorrect and exaggerated the left turn. In addition, he reported he was an inexperienced tailwheel pilot and the accident was "100% a case of pilot error." The airplane sustained substantial damage to the right wing and aileron. The pilot reported no preaccident mechanical failures or malfunctions that would have precluded normal operation.



Revision history:

22-Aug-2020 00:40 Geno Added
02-Sep-2020 13:53 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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