NTSB Identification: LAX01LA146.
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Accident occurred Saturday, April 14, 2001 in Santa Rosa, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/28/2001
Aircraft: Arthur Lee Beer ALB Special, registration: N117V
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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The pilot reported he lost directional control of the amateur built aircraft during landing. The airplane veered to the left and then to the right before ground looping and nosing over. He reported there were no mechanical malfunctions.

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

The failure of the pilot to maintain directional control during landing roll.

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