NTSB Identification: CHI08CA241.
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Accident occurred Thursday, August 07, 2008 in Middleton, WI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/26/2008
Aircraft: Falk Zodiac HDS-601, registration: N9043A
Injuries: 1 Minor.

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.

In a telephone interview the pilot stated that while landing he encountered a gust of wind that caused the right wing to drop and hit the runway. He said that he advanced the throttle and attempted to correct with aileron. The airplane subsequently cart wheeled. The pilot reported no mechanical problems with the airplane.

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

The pilot's inadequate compensation for the crosswind. The crosswind was a factor.

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