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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 198836
 
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Date:28-FEB-2013
Time:14:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic SR20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cirrus SR20
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N135CD
MSN: 1022
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Brunswick, GA -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Hilton Head Isl, SC (HXD)
Destination airport:Brunswick, GA (SSI)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
The pilot reported that, during the approach to the runway, he listened to the automatic terminal information service, which noted that the wind was from 270 degrees at 16 knots and gusting to 26 knots. The pilot chose to continue the approach and, during the landing flare, a gust of wind forced the airplane left and down. The left wing struck the ground, and the airplane came to rest upright in a grassy area off the left side of the runway. The impact resulted in damage to the left wing, right flap, undercarriage, propeller, and firewall. The pilot did not report any preimpact mechanical malfunctions with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation. He had accumulated a total flight experience of 84 hours of which 12 hours were in the same make and model as the accident airplane.
Probable Cause: The pilot's failure to maintain directional control while landing in a strong, gusting crosswind.

Sources:

NTSB

Accident investigation:
cover
  
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report
Other occurrences involving this aircraft

5 Sep 2017 N135CD Private 2 Harrison/Wetzel county line, NW of Clarksburg, W. VA w/o

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