NTSB Identification: BFO88LA021.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37371.
Accident occurred Wednesday, February 17, 1988 in ORANGE, VA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/02/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 140, registration: N2300N
Injuries: 1 Minor.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

ACCORDING TO THE PLT, DURING THE LANDING ROLL THE ACFT DRIFTED TO THE RIGHT AND BEFORE HE COULD TAKE CORRECTIVE ACTION THE ACFT GROUND LOOPED. HE HAD 3 HRS OF TOTAL TIME IN THIS MAKE/MODEL ACFT. THE PLT RPTD HE WAS LATE APPLYING CORRECTIVE RUDDER FORCES. HE REPORTED NO MALFUNCTIONS.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OF AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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