NTSB Identification: LAX94LA123.
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Accident occurred Saturday, February 12, 1994 in NEW CUYAMA, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/14/1994
Aircraft: CESSNA 172K, registration: N7333G
Injuries: 1 Minor.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

The pilot reported that he was landing uphill on the private airstrip with a gusting left crosswind. The pilot said that he lost control after touchdown and the aircraft ground looped, damaging the wings and landing gear.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

the pilot's inadequate compensation for the existing wind conditions and his failure to maintain directional control of the aircraft.

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