NTSB Identification: CEN10CA479
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, August 14, 2010 in Wichita, KS
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/07/2011
Aircraft: BEECH A23-19, registration: N6919Q
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 pilot stated that he was on approach to landing when the airplane encountered a gust of wind. The airplane stalled, descended 15 feet, and collided with the ground, touching down on the nose gear first. The nosewheel, left main landing gear, and left flap were torn off; there were wrinkles in both wings and on the left rear side of the fuselage. The pilot reported no preimpact anomalies with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.

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

The pilot’s loss of airplane control while landing with a gusting wind.

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