Preliminary Accident Reports

June 2008 Issue

April 12, 2008, Amarillo, Texas, Cessna 182N

During landing in crosswind conditions, the pilot attempted to correct for crosswind with rudder and aileron inputs. While "continued correcting for crosswind and gusts," the pilot applied full throttle to execute a go-around. The airplane "settled on the east of the runway and went into the grass." An examination of the airplane showed that the wings were buckled, and the left main and nose landing gears were separated. An examination of the airplane’s systems showed no anomalies.

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