NTSB Identification: LAX96LA006.
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Accident occurred Monday, October 09, 1995 in TUCSON, AZ
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/29/1996
Aircraft: CESSNA 172N, registration: N260ER
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.
NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.
The pilot landed with a 9-knot tailwind. The aircraft touched down hard and bounced left. The pilot lost directional control, entered a sod area adjacent to the runway, then collided with airport directional signs.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: the pilot's inadequate compensation for the existing tailwind conditions, improper flare, and failure to maintain directional control. Full narrative available
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