NTSB Identification: LAX00LA228.
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Accident occurred Thursday, June 15, 2000 in HAYFORK, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/21/2001
Aircraft: Cessna 140, registration: N2688N
Injuries: 1 Minor,1 Uninjured.

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During the landing roll, the airplane veered off the runway and contacted a runway light. After about 50-75 feet of additional landing roll, the left main gear wheel axle broke and the airplane nosed over inverted.

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

The failure of the pilot under instruction to maintain directional control during the landing roll and the inadequate supervision of the flight instructor, which resulted in a collision with a runway light, overload failure of the wheel axle, and the airplane nosing over inverted.

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