ERA11CA294
ERA11CA294

According to the pilot's written statement, the airplane was about to touchdown when a gust of wind caused the left wing to drop toward the ground. The wing impacted the ground, and skidded on the turf runway. Subsequently, the airplane came to rest and was engulfed in flames which resulted in substantial damage. According to a Federal Aviation Administration inspector that responded to the accident site, the airplane landed approximately 150 feet prior to the turf runway threshold. Winds recorded at an airport 12 miles to the south, about the time of the accident, were from 030 degrees at 10 knots with gusts of 19 knots. The pilot reported that there were no mechanical malfunctions of the airplane at the time of the accident.

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