NTSB Identification: FTW95LA378.
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Accident occurred Saturday, September 02, 1995 in WESTCLIFFE, CO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/19/1995
Aircraft: MAULE M5-210C, registration: N51566
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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WHILE TAXIING TO PARKING, FOLLOWING LANDING, THE PILOT TURNED SHORT OF HIS ROUTE AND THE AIRCRAFT DEPARTED THE TAXIWAY INTO A DITCH. THE PILOT HAD 6 HOURS TOTAL TIME IN THIS MAKE AND MODEL AIRCRAFT.

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

FAILURE BY THE PILOT TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL OF THE AIRCRAFT DURING TAXI. A FACTOR WAS LACK OF EXPERIENCE IN MAKE AND MODEL AIRCRAFT.

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