FAA Flight Standards District Office: FAA San Antonio FSDO-17
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NTSB Identification: GAA17CA050
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Friday, October 21, 2016 in Llano, TX
Aircraft: CESSNA 305, registration: N5075S
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.
NTSB investigators used data provided by various entities, including, but not limited to, the Federal Aviation Administration and/or the operator and did not travel in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft accident report.
The pilot of the tailwheel equipped airplane reported that during the landing roll in cross wind conditions, he was unable to maintain control of the airplane. The pilot further reported that the airplane veered to the left and exited the runway.
The airplane sustained substantial damage to the right aileron and right elevator.
The pilot reported that there were no pre impact mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airframe or engine that would have precluded normal operation.
The pilot landed runway 17, and reported the wind as 110 degrees true, 10 nautical miles per hour (knots), with gusts 15-20 knots.
A review of local weather from an automated weather observation station located on the airfield, showed that at the time of the accident the wind was reported as 080 degrees true at 6 knots.