NTSB Identification: LAX96LA025.
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Accident occurred Friday, October 27, 1995 in LIVERMORE, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/21/1996
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N2967E
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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THE AIRCRAFT VEERED OFF THE RUNWAY AND CAME TO REST IN A PLOWED FIELD 200 FEET BEYOND THE MIDFIELD TAXIWAY/TURNOFF. SKID MARKS FROM BOTH MAIN LANDING GEAR STARTED ON THE RUNWAY APPROXIMATELY 100 FEET BEFORE THE MIDFIELD TURNOFF AND ANGLED TOWARD IT UNTIL LEAVING THE RUNWAY ON APPROXIMATELY A 30-DEGREE ANGLE INDICATING A HIGH GROUNDSPEED. FAA INSPECTORS FOUND THAT THE PILOT'S BIENNIAL FLIGHT REVIEW, CONDUCTED 4 MONTHS PRIOR TO THE ACCIDENT, WAS COMPLETED IN 0.5 FLIGHT HOURS WITH NO LOGGED GROUND INSTRUCTION.

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

the pilot's failure to maintain directional control during the landing roll. A contributing factor was the rough/uneven terrain.

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