NTSB Identification: MIA94LA180.
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Accident occurred Tuesday, July 19, 1994 in LUTZ, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/18/1994
Aircraft: AERONCA 11AC, registration: N9354E
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

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The student pilot was making a wheel landing with a slight cross wind. On landing rollout the tail started to go to the left. The student pilot applied rudder and throttle, and felt the certified flight instructor get on the flight controls. The airplane ground looped before either pilot could correct the situation.

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

The certified flight instructor's improper supervision of the student pilot during a wheel landing resulting in an on ground loss of control (inadvertent ground loop). Contributing to the accident was the student pilot's improper use of flight controls and throttle during the landing rollout.

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