NTSB Identification: LAX00LA145.
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Accident occurred Sunday, April 02, 2000 in SACRAMENTO, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/17/2001
Aircraft: Owens/Richburg VANS RV6-A, registration: N4419Q
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

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The accident airplane was cleared to land in front of another airplane. During the base to final turn the left wing tip struck the runway. The nose landing gear was sheared off and the main landing gear collapsed aft, but remained attached. No mechanical malfunctions were noted with the local flight.

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

Failure to maintain sufficient altitude while on the base to final turn for landing subsequently striking the wing tip on the runway.

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