NTSB Identification: LAX96LA243.
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Accident occurred Sunday, June 23, 1996 in BYRON, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/16/1996
Aircraft: MINI ACE CA61-F, registration: N8221
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 reported that he was taxiing to the aircraft's tiedown spot following landing when a sudden left crosswind gust he estimated at 40 knots blew the aircraft over.

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

The pilot's encounter with a sudden crosswind gust beyond the capabilities of the aircraft.

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