NTSB Identification: LAX05CA096.
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Accident occurred Monday, February 14, 2005 in Grass Valley, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/08/2005
Aircraft: Aeronca 7EC, registration: N4725E
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators used data provided by various entities, including, but not limited to, the Federal Aviation Administration and/or the operator and did not travel in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft accident report.

The airplane veered off the runway to the right, and the right wing collided with a tree. The pilot said he lost directional control during the roll out after landing. The pilot stated that the airplane and engine had no mechanical failures or malfunctions during the flight.

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

the pilot's failure to maintain directional control.

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