NTSB Identification: LAX97LA273.
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Accident occurred Wednesday, August 06, 1997 in PACOIMA, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/10/1998
Aircraft: Cessna 140, registration: N76102
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

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After landing the pilot attempted to correct his runway alignment. He raised the tail for better control of the aircraft and ground looped to the left, then subsequently nosed over.

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

The pilot's failure to maintain directional control of the aircraft during landing.

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