NTSB Identification: SEA05LA094.
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Accident occurred Thursday, May 05, 2005 in Elk River, ID
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/13/2005
Aircraft: Cessna 120, registration: N77377
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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The pilot reported that he was landing on runway 17. During the landing roll, he failed to maintain directional control and the aircraft ground looped. The propeller as well as the left wing contacted the surface, damaging the wing tip and outboard section of the aileron. The pilot reported no mechanical failures or malfunctions with the aircraft at the time of the accident. The winds were reported as calm.

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

The pilot's failure to maintain directional control during the landing roll. An inadvertent ground loop was a factor.

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