NTSB Identification: FTW98LA168.
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Accident occurred Tuesday, March 24, 1998 in GRAND JUNCTION, CO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/08/1998
Aircraft: Boeing A75N (PT-17), registration: N59448
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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While performing a touch-and-go landing on the first flight after the aircraft had been stored for the winter, the pilot landed with variable winds and during landing roll, the left wing lifted dragging the lower right wing on the runway. Damage was incurred on the lower right wing, aileron, and lower right wing spar.

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

Failure by the pilot to maintain control of the aircraft during landing roll. Factors were variable winds and the pilot's lack of recent experience in make and model.

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