Preliminary Accident Reports

February 2010 Issue

December 19, 2009, West Jordan, Utah, Aviat A1-A Husky

While on final approach, a crosswind gust pushed the airplane’s nose to the left. The pilot corrected back to the runway centerline but after landing "...a wind gust turned the tail and accelerated a right turn or a ground loop. The left wing touched the ground and the left gear collapsed." The left main gear fuselage attachment sustained substantial damage.

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