NTSB Identification: FTW95LA377.
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Accident occurred Saturday, September 02, 1995 in WESTCLIFFE, CO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/06/1995
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150, registration: N4253Z
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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DURING LANDING ROLL, FOLLOWING A GLIDER TOW FLIGHT, GUSTING CROSS WINDS WERE ENCOUNTERED. THE AIRCRAFT EXITED THE SIDE OF THE RUNWAY, WENT DOWN A 20 TO 25 DEGREE SLOPE, AND NOSED OVER.

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

FAILURE BY THE PILOT TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL. A FACTOR WAS GUSTING CROSS WINDS.

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