NTSB Identification: CEN11CA121
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, October 31, 2010 in Cypress, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/16/2011
Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65, registration: N41458
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.

According to the pilot, during landing the airplane touched down to the right side of the runway centerline and bounced. It then traveled further to the right and struck a fence post, substantially damaging the wing spar. The pilot reported that there were no mechanical deficiencies with the airplane prior to the accident.

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

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

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