NTSB Identification: CEN12LA522
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Wednesday, August 01, 2012 in Peyton, CO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/29/2013
Aircraft: PIPER PA18, registration: N7808Z
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.
After landing, the airplane’s left wing contacted the ground during the taxi in gusting wind conditions, which resulted in damage to the left wing spar. The pilot completed the taxi to the tie-down area without further incident. The pilot stated that the accident could have been prevented if he had been more vigilant in watching and immediately correcting for any wind gusts that might upset the airplane.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: The pilot's failure to maintain airplane control during taxi in gusting wind conditions. Full narrative available
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