NTSB Identification: MKC89LA044.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37713.
Accident occurred Sunday, December 25, 1988 in HARRISONVILLE, MO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/07/1989
Aircraft: MAULE M-7, registration: N132HL
Injuries: 1 Minor,1 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 A CROSSWIND LANDING THE PILOT LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL OF THE AIRCRAFT. THE PILOT ELECTED TO ABORT THE LANDING BY APPLYING TAKEOFF POWER AND BECOMING AIRBORNE. THE PILOT ATTEMPTED A TURN AT LOW AIRSPEED AND LOW ALTITUDE TO AVOID TREES IN HIS FLIGHT PATH. HOWEVER, CONTROL WAS LOST AND THE AIRCRAFT IMPACTED THE TERRAIN.

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

ABORTED LANDING..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

AIRSPEED..INADEQUATE


Contributing Factors

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

ALTITUDE..INADEQUATE

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