Preliminary Accident Reports

March 2011 Issue

January 2, 2011, Carlisle, Ark., Kitfox III Experimental

The private pilot was landing in calm wind conditions when the left main gear collapsed. The airplane veered to the right and, although the pilot attempted to keep the airplane on the runway by applying engine power and right aileron, it went off the runway and spun, resulting in structural damage to the fuselage.

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