NTSB Identification: LAX06LA240.
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Accident occurred Thursday, July 20, 2006 in Show Low, AZ
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/29/2007
Aircraft: Cessna 175, registration: N6516E
Injuries: 1 Serious.
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The airplane veered off the runway during landing and collided with a ditch and a vehicle. Ground witnesses said that just after touchdown the airplane veered to the left off the runway, hit a drainage ditch, and became airborne again. The pilot opted to perform a go-around and added power. During the takeoff attempt, the airplane collided with a vehicle. The pilot reported no preimpact mechanical malfunctions or failures that would have precluded normal operation.
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. Full narrative available
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