NTSB Identification: MIA03LA087.
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Accident occurred Saturday, March 29, 2003 in Fernandina Beac, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/30/2003
Aircraft: Pool Pool Jungster I, registration: N7135
Injuries: 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.
The pilot stated that the accident airplane is a single seat airplane, the only one of its kind, and he was training to make takeoffs and landings. He said it was his second flight in the airplane, and while attempting to make a landing with a crosswind from the left, the left wing dipped and the airplane veered left. While attempting to recover the undercarriage hit a runway light and the airplane pitched downward impacting the ground on its left wing and nose. Prior to the accident there had been no failure or malfunction to the airplane or any of its systems.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: The pilot's failure to maintain control during the landing flare/touchdown while attempting a crosswind landing resulting in the left wing impacting the ground, and a collision with runway lights during the attempted recovery. Full narrative available
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