Accident Maule MT-7-260 N42619, Tuesday 13 September 2005
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Date:Tuesday 13 September 2005
Time:18:45 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic M7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Maule MT-7-260
Owner/operator:Dennis Scheumann
Registration: N42619
MSN: 27007C
Engine model:Lycoming IO-540-V4A5
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Decatur, Indiana -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Lynchburg Regional Airport, VA (LYH/KLYH)
Destination airport:Decatur, IN (13IN)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
The airplane sustained substantial damage when it veered off the left side of runway 36. The pilot reported that he landed to the north and that the wind was from the southwest at 5 to 10 knots. He reported, "I bounced the aircraft on landing. This unsettled the aircraft and I lost control." The airplane veered off the left side of the runway and hit a post.

Probable Cause: The pilot's improper decision to land on a runway with a tailwind, the improper recovery from a bounced landing, and the loss of control during landing roll. Factors included the tailwind and the post.

Accident investigation:
cover
  
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: CHI05CA264
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 4 months
Download report: Final report

Sources:

NTSB CHI05CA264

Revision history:

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