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N90650 accident description

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Crash location 44.170556°N, 68.674723°W
Nearest city Stonington, ME
44.159248°N, 68.642525°W
1.8 miles away
Tail number N90650
Accident date 31 Aug 2011
Aircraft type Fantasy Air Sro Allegro 2000
Additional details: None

NTSB Factual Report

According to the pilot, he was landing at a coastal airport on runway 25, when the airplane encountered a strong crosswind from the west. The airplane landed hard on the right main landing gear, which subsequently collapsed. The airplane sustained substantial damage to the fuselage and right wing. The pilot reported there were no preexisting mechanical anomalies with the airplane. The wind reported at an airport 19 miles to the west of the accident location was variable from 010 degrees at 3 knots.

NTSB Probable Cause

The pilot's inadequate landing flare, which resulted in a hard landing during crosswind conditions.

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