Accident Maule MX-7-235 N5664R, Sunday 13 June 2004
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Date:Sunday 13 June 2004
Type:Silhouette image of generic M7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Maule MX-7-235
Registration: N5664R
MSN: 10032C
Engine model:Lycoming IO-540
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Waukesha Airport, Waukesha, WI -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Eaton Rapids, MI (60G)
Destination airport:Waukesha Airport, WI (UES/KUES)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The airplane collided with a concrete culvert following a loss of directional control while landing. The landing was being made on runway 18 (3,598 feet by 75 feet, asphalt). Local winds at the time of the accident were reported as being from 240 degrees at 12 knots, gusting to 21 knots. The pilot stated he lost control during the landing due to the wind gusts. The airplane exited the left side of the runway where it contacted a concrete culvert. The airplane traveled through the culvert prior to coming to rest.
Probable Cause: The pilot failed to maintain directional control and his inadequate compensation for wind conditions. Factors associated with the accident were the gusty crosswind and the concrete culvert that the airplane contacted.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: CHI04CA150
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report




Revision history:

08-Aug-2015 13:33 Noro Added
21-Dec-2016 19:30 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency, ]
07-Dec-2017 18:06 ASN Update Bot Updated [Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative, ]
08-Nov-2022 05:58 Ron Averes Updated [Location, Destination airport, ]

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