NTSB Identification: LAX94LA251.
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Accident occurred Saturday, June 11, 1994 in RAMONA, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/12/1995
Aircraft: CESSNA 140, registration: N2927N
Injuries: 1 Minor,1 Uninjured.

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THE AIRCRAFT OWNER WAS PROVIDING FAMILIARIZATION IN THE TAILWHEEL AIRPLANE TO THE FIRST PILOT. AFTER DEMONSTRATING SEVERAL MANEUVERS AND A LANDING, THE FIRST PILOT TOOK THE CONTROLS AND CONDUCTED A LANDING. DURING THE LANDING ROLL, THE AIRPLANE VEERED TO THE LEFT AND THE RIGHT MAIN LANDING GEAR SEPARATED FROM THE FUSELAGE. THE PILOT HAD ACCRUED 1 HOUR IN THE AIRPLANE BEFORE THE ACCIDENT.

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

a failure of the pilot to maintain directional control of the airplane. A lack of total experience in tailwheel type airplanes was a factor in the accident.

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