Preliminary Accident Reports

April 2002 Issue

January 13, Grand Junction, Colo. / Maule M-5-235C

At approximately 14:45 mountain time, a Maule M-5-235C was damaged in a groundloop upon landing at Grand Junction. The pilot was not injured. The pilot said the landing was normal but the airplane “suddenly” groundlooped to the left. Postaccident examination of the airplane’s left steering cable revealed the swaged attachment had separated....

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