NTSB Identification: FTW96LA213.
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Accident occurred Tuesday, May 14, 1996 in CALHAN, CO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/31/1998
Aircraft: Luscombe 11A, registration: N1690B
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

During landing roll, after completion of a positioning flight, the aircraft departed the side of the runway and struck a fence post. Winds at the time were a cross-wind of 15 knots with gusts to 25.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

the pilot's failure to maintain directional control during landing. A factor was a gusting cross-wind.

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