NTSB Identification: WPR14CA224
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Thursday, May 29, 2014 in La Cholla, AZ
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/24/2014
Aircraft: MEYERS MAC 145, registration: N34374
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 tailwheel equipped airplane received substantial damage to both wings, when the airplane veered off the runway and struck a cacti after the pilot overcorrected to compensate for a wind gust during the landing rollout. The pilot reported no mechanical failures or malfunctions 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 overcorrection to a wind gust, which resulted in a loss of directional control and runway veeroff.

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