NTSB Identification: FTW95LA014.
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Accident occurred Monday, October 10, 1994 in LAMESA, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/19/1995
Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR AT-502, registration: N133HF
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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DURING THE TAKEOFF ROLL THE PILOT OBSERVED ANOTHER AIRCRAFT BEGIN A TAKEOFF FROM THE OPPOSITE DIRECTION. THE PILOT ABORTED THE TAKEOFF; HOWEVER, HE LOST CONTROL AND THE AIRCRAFT GROUND LOOPED.

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

THE LOSS OF DIRECTIONAL CONTROL ON THE GROUND AND THE PILOT'S INADVERTENT GROUND LOOP. A FACTOR WAS THE FAILURE BY THE PILOT OF THE CONFLICTING TRAFFIC ON THE RUNWAY TO MAINTAIN PROPER TRAFFIC SEPARATION.

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