Preliminary Accident Reports

March 2011 Issue

January 7, 2011, Elko, Nev., Maule M-4-180V

The pilot had accrued 13 hours of time in the tailwheel-equipped airplane and was conducting his first solo landing. He performed a three-point landing and, as the airplane slowed, it veered to the left. He applied right rudder to correct and the airplane began to roll to the right.

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