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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 240489
Last updated: 26 August 2020
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Date:05-MAY-2020
Time:12:35
Type:M-squared Sport 1000
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N7013W
C/n / msn: 1003
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Little Falls, MN -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Little Falls, MN (LXL)
Destination airport:Little Falls, MN (LXL)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The uncertificated pilot stated he replaced the wing and control surface skins of the airplane and was going to perform a test flight. He said that he intended to hover 2-3 ft over the runway in a "touch and go scenario." During the test flight, the airplane "jumped up" 15 ft off the ground after he added engine power. The airplane began drifting off the runway and he applied corrective control inputs to return the airplane back to runway centerline. He then applied full engine power to initiate a go-around. About 100 ft agl, the airplane entered in a hard, left bank. He applied right aileron control input but was unable to reduce the bank. The airplane descended and impacted the ground about 200 yards from the runway end. The pilot stated there were no engine-related mechanical anomalies. The flight control were subject to impact damage; however, the damage was consistent with failures associated with overload due to ground impact and not a failure in flight.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20200507X80348&key=1


Revision history:

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