NTSB Identification: CHI08LA288
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, August 31, 2008 in Walworth, WI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/06/2009
Aircraft: FANTASY AIR SRO ALLEGRO 20, registration: N1005W
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 reported that during landing, after touchdown and rolling about 40 to 50 feet, the airplane suddenly veered to the left. He said that he was unable to correct before the left wing struck the corn along the runway. The airplane spun about 180 degrees. During the encounter, the right main landing gear broke about half way between the wheel and the intersection of the landing gear and fuselage. Examination of the airplane after the accident revealed damage to both wings including damage to underlying ribs, the right landing gear, and the lower portion of the rudder. Control system continuity was established and no preimpact defects were found. Examination of the grass runway revealed no defects in the runway surface.

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

The pilot's failure to maintain directional control during landing.

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