NTSB Identification: LAX00LA161.
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Accident occurred Wednesday, April 19, 2000 in EUREKA, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/17/2001
Aircraft: Cessna 152, registration: N6251Q
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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The pilot stated he lost directional control of the airplane during a crosswind landing. The airplane departed the left side of the runway into a muddy area, nosed down, and then returned to the main landing gear.

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

The pilot's failure to compensate for a crosswind and to maintain directional control during landing.

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