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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 66639
Last updated: 18 February 2021
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Date:26-JUL-2009
Time:11:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic M7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Maule MX-7-235
Owner/operator:Paul Vidal
Registration: F-GMRB
C/n / msn: 10119C
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Category:Serious incident
Location:Čilipi Airport, Dubrovnik -   Croatia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:Zadar (ZAD/LDZD) Croatia
Destination airport:Dubrovnik (DBV/LDDU) Croatia
Narrative:
Maule MX-7-235 F-GMRB damaged 26-07-2009 while landing into wind at Čilipi Airport, Dubrovnik, Croatia. Pilot lost control and broke off left wheel.

CAUSE
The most probable cause of this serious incident is:
1. landing above the permitted lateral wind speed for this aircraft;
2. ignorance of local weather conditions, large differences between constant and peak wind gusts;
3. inability to compensate for side wind gusts and landing at the wrong angle.

Sources:

1. https://vijesti.rtl.hr/novosti/9799/dubrovnik-na-aerodrom-pao-avion/?cwsid=ph5kbh30m3u30459qbhkqsfoe6
2. https://www.jutarnji.hr/vijesti/hrvatska/avionu-pri-sletanju-slomio-se-kotac/2827094/
3. http://web.archive.org/web/20120928112413/http://www.immat.aviation-civile.gouv.fr:80/immat/servlet/aeronef_liste.html
4. http://www.ain.hr/Investigations/Download/5

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: 
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Jul-2009 11:20 Vojko Added
26-Jul-2009 12:08 Vojko Updated
26-Jul-2009 12:34 RobertMB Updated
27-Jul-2009 00:52 harro Updated
18-Aug-2016 19:01 Dr.John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
17-May-2020 18:57 KagurazakaHanayo Updated [Source, Narrative]

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