NTSB Identification: MIA95LA113.
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Accident occurred Friday, April 14, 1995 in FOXWORTH, MS
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/29/1995
Aircraft: CESSNA 140, registration: N3625V
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

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THE PILOT ELECTED TO LAND ON A GRASS STRIP TO CHECK HIS FUEL CAPS FOR HE HAD FAILED TO DO THIS PRIOR TO DEPARTURE. DURING LANDING ROLLOUT THE AIRCRAFT COLLIDED WITH A DRAINAGE DITCH WHICH WAS OBSCURED BY GRASS. THE AIRCRAFT THEN NOSED OVER.

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

THE PILOT-IN-COMMAND'S SELECTION OF AN UNUITABLE LANDING STRIP FOR LANDING.

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