NTSB Identification: CHI08CA089.
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Accident occurred Sunday, March 02, 2008 in Scribner, NE
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/30/2008
Aircraft: Piper PA-22-135, registration: N3212B
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 received substantial damage when it ground looped during landing on runway 17 (4,200 feet by 75 feet). The left wing was damaged when it contacted the runway. Winds were reported as 210 degrres at 9 knots.

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

The inadequate compensation for wind conditions and the directional control not obtained/maintained by the pilot during landing. A contributing factor was the crosswind.

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