NTSB Identification: FTW93LA199.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 50928.
Accident occurred Tuesday, June 29, 1993 in EUFAULA, OK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/03/1993
Aircraft: MAULE MX-7-180, registration: N4UM
Injuries: 1 Serious.
NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.
THE AIRPLANE WAS OBSERVED DURING THE APPROACH AT APPROXIMATELY 50 FEET ABOVE THE GROUND TO BE FLYING BACK AND FORTH ACROSS THE APPROACH PATH. AT APPROXIMATELY TEN FEET ABOVE THE GROUND, WITNESSES STATED THAT THE PILOT ADDED FULL POWER TO ABORT THE LANDING. THE AIRPLANE MADE A LEFT TURN, CLIMBED APPROXIMATELY 25 FEET, AND IMPACTED TREES AND TERRAIN WITH A LEFT WING AND NOSE DOWN ATTITUDE. WINDS WERE REPORTED TO BE FROM THE SOUTHWEST GUSTING TO 25 KNOTS
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: THE PILOTS IMPROPER COMPENSATION FOR THE WIND CONDITIONS. A FACTOR WAS THE CROSSWIND Full narrative available
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