NTSB Identification: FTW00LA180.
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Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Monday, June 12, 2000 in NEW ORLEANS, LA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/08/2001
Aircraft: Cessna A185F, registration: N61441
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

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During the landing roll, the pilot attempted to exit the runway onto a taxiway at a high rate of speed. Subsequently, the tail-wheel equipped airplane ground looped, and the left main landing gear collapsed.

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

The pilot's failure to maintain directional control during landing roll, which resulted in a ground loop.

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