Preliminary Accident Reports

July 2003 Issue

April 07, Moran, Texas / Piper Super Cub

At approximately 1740 central time, a Piper PA-18 struck a tree while landing at a private airstrip near Moran. The pilot was not injured. The pilot said he was landing to the west and touched down about 10 feet short of the 800-foot grass strip. The airplane bounced, drifted right and struck a mesquite tree. Wind at the time was from 290 at 15 knots, gusting to 20....

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