NTSB Identification: FTW04CA233.
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Accident occurred Friday, September 03, 2004 in Mc Kinney, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/03/2004
Aircraft: Senior Aero Sport D-260, registration: N89JJ
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators used data provided by various entities, including, but not limited to, the Federal Aviation Administration and/or the operator and did not travel in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft accident report.

The 827-hour pilot reported that during landing roll on the first 1,000 feet of a 4,305-foot long and 40-foot wide grass/asphalt runway, while transitioning from the grass surface to the asphalt surface, the right main landing gear struck a culvert underneath a taxiway connecting the runway to a parallel taxiway, approximately two feet from the right edge of the runway.

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

The pilot's failure to obtain and maintain proper alignment with the runway centerline during the landing roll.

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