Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Pober Pixie, N489MG: Accident occurred July 19, 2017 at Ball Airport (79NC), Louisburg, Franklin County, North Carolina

Additional Participating Entity:
Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Greensboro, North Carolina

Aviation Accident Factual Report - National Transportation Safety Board: https://app.ntsb.gov/pdf

Investigation Docket  - National Transportation Safety Board:  https://dms.ntsb.gov/pubdms

http://registry.faa.gov/N489MG

NTSB Identification: GAA17CA447
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Wednesday, July 19, 2017 in Louisburg, NC
Aircraft: MICHAEL DEAN GRISSOM GRISSOM POBER PIXIE, registration: N489MG
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 reported that, during the landing, the airplane "landed short and hard". Subsequently, the main landing gear collapsed.

The airplane sustained substantial damage to the right wing lift strut.

The pilot reported that there were no preaccident mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.

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