NTSB Identification: WPR13CA268
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Tuesday, June 11, 2013 in Truckee, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/05/2013
Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR22, registration: N377BB
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 reported that as the airplane touched down on the runway, a gust of wind lifted the right wing. The pilot attempted to abort the landing by adding power but realized that he would be unable to clear the trees at the end of the runway. He then retarded the throttle and committed to land. The airplane landed off the runway and during the excursion, hit a parked glider trailer. The airplane sustained substantial damage to the wings and the fuselage. The pilot reported no preimpact mechanical malfunctions or failures 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 failure to maintain aircraft control during landing in gusting wind conditions.

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