In a written report, the pilot stated that she made normal approach to the destination runway. The airport was reporting winds variable from 290 degrees to 310 degrees at 10 knots. She noted a slight crosswind from the right, but configured the airplane to compensate for the conditions. The airplane touched down on the runway centerline and almost immediately thereafter, the pilot experienced a loss of control. The airplane veered to the right and she attempted to abort the landing by adding full power. The airplane momentarily began to depart, but subsequently banked left and the left wing contacted the ground. Use your browsers 'back' function to return to synopsisReturn to Query Page
The pilot opined that the airplane encountered a gust of wind following touchdown. She reported no preimpact mechanical malfunctions or failures with the airframe or engine. The aircraft sustained substantial damage, including the structural damage to the left wing.