NTSB Identification: LAX98LA044.
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Accident occurred Monday, November 24, 1997 in SAN MARTIN, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/28/2000
Aircraft: Maule M-7-235B, registration: N611BY
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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The pilot reported that he was attempting to takeoff in a 50-degree, 10-knot crosswind condition and lost control of the aircraft. The aircraft was inspected on-scene and no mechanical malfunctions were noted.

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

The pilot's inadequate compensation for the crosswind condition and his failure to maintain directional control.

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