NTSB Identification: DEN00LA154.
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Accident occurred Wednesday, August 16, 2000 in OGDEN, UT
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/02/2001
Aircraft: Waco AGC-8, registration: N66206
Injuries: 3 Uninjured.

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During touchdown for landing at the completion of a cross-country flight, the aircraft bounced divergently and exited the left side of the runway into soft terrain. The left main landing gear collapsed and the aircraft came to rest on the left wings and nose. The pilot had 7 hours in make and model. The wind was a left quartering tailwind at 6 knots. Examination of the aircraft revealed no system or structural failure or malfunction.

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

The pilot's failure to maintain directional control of the aircraft during landing roll. Factors were a tail wind, inadequate weather evaluation by the pilot, and lack of experience in make and model.

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