NTSB Identification: LAX07CA128.
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Accident occurred Friday, April 13, 2007 in Porterville, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/27/2007
Aircraft: Bellanca 7GCBC, registration: N30WH
Injuries: 1 Minor.

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 and nosed over when the pilot attempted to execute a go-around. The pilot entered the landing pattern and made two landing approaches, both of which he terminated with a go-around. The pilot said that on his third approach he made a poor landing and attempted a go-around. He applied full power and the airplane veered left and ran off the side of the runway. The airplane nosed over when it encountered ploughed furrows adjacent to the runway. The pilot stated that the airplane and engine had no mechanical failures or malfunctions.

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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