NTSB Identification: SEA98LA010.
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Accident occurred Tuesday, November 04, 1997 in BOISE, ID
Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/28/2000
Aircraft: Luscombe 8F, registration: N1895B
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.
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The solo student pilot reported that as she approached to land, she knew an airliner was holding short, waiting for her to clear the runway. She reported that in an effort to expedite clearing the runway, she attempted to turn off the runway with excessive speed after landing. The airplane dragged its right wing and spun around about 270 degrees, coming to rest on a taxiway.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: The student pilot's failure to maintain directional control due to excessive taxispeed. Pressure perceived by the student pilot to expedite clearing the runway after landing in order to facilitate an aircraft departure was a contributing factor. Full narrative available
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