NTSB Identification: CHI99LA015.
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Accident occurred Monday, October 26, 1998 in RUGBY, ND
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/02/1999
Aircraft: Cessna 195, registration: N1003D
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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The pilot reported that during touchdown the airplane was 'probably not lined up directly down the runway, but a little to the right. Apparently I did not apply enough right rudder, because the airplane went off the runway... .' The airplane hit a runway light and then ground looped. The pilot reported, 'I would have to say this was due to pilot loss of directional control.'

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

the pilot failed to maintain directional control.

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