NTSB Identification: ANC93LA104.
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Accident occurred Monday, June 28, 1993 in JUNEAU, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/02/1994
Aircraft: CESSNA 140, registration: N4214N
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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THE SOLO STUDENT PILOT LOST CONTROL OF A CONVENTIONAL WHEELED AIRPLANE DURING A TOUCH AND GO PRACTICE LANDING, AND GROUND LOOPED. ON THE SAME DAY HE HAD BEEN PRACTICING LANDINGS IN A TRICYCLE WHEELED AIRPLANE. THE STUDENT HAD 28 HOURS TOTAL PILOT TIME.

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

THE PILOT'S FAILURE TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL. A FACTOR TO THE ACCIDENT WAS THE PILOT'S LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE.

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