NTSB Identification: FTW01LA089.
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Accident occurred Friday, March 23, 2001 in Odessa, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/30/2001
Aircraft: Aviat A-1B Husky, registration: N304C
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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The pilot was practicing touch-and-go landings, and during the second landing roll, he overcompensated on the rudder controls, and the airplane departed the runway to the right. The airplane ground looped, and the left wing contacted the ground. Subsequently, the left main landing gear collapsed and the airplane came to rest upright.

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, which resulted in a ground loop.

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