NTSB Identification: CHI86LA011.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30143.
Accident occurred Monday, October 14, 1985 in BLUE EARTH, MN
Aircraft: MAULE M-4C, registration: N9845M
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.

THE ACFT NOSED OVER AFTER DEPARTING THE RWY FOLLOWING A LOSS OF DIRECTIONAL CONTROL DURING LANDING. THE CFI STATED THAT AS THE TAILWHEEL TOUCHED THE RWY THE ACFT BEGAN VEERING TO THE RIGHT. HE APPLIED BRAKES AND FULL LEFT RUDDER CAUSING THELEFT WHEEL RIM TO FAIL. THE ACFT THEN CONTINUED OFF THE RWY WHERE IT NOSED OVER. THE LANDING WAS BEING MADE ON RWY 16 WITH WINDS FROM 240 DEGS AT 12 KTS.

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..NOT CORRECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND



Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR..FAILURE,TOTAL

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