NTSB Identification: CEN09CA259
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Monday, April 20, 2009 in Hollister, MO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/14/2009
Aircraft: ZENITH CH-250, registration: N931CE
Injuries: 2 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 pilot seated in the left seat reported that he was the flying pilot when the accident occurred. He reported that he overcorrected during a crosswind landing. The airplane swerved to the left and right of centerline two times before veering off the right side of the runway. The airplane traveled down the slope covered with wet grass and impacted an elevated service road and culvert. The airplane sustained substantial damage when the nose and right main landing gear collapsed.

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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