NTSB Identification: CEN09CA005
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Monday, October 06, 2008 in St. Louis, MO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/03/2008
Aircraft: CESSNA 180A, registration: N6180
Injuries: 2 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 flight instructor and pilot receiving instruction were practicing touch-and-go maneuvers in a conventional gear airplane on runway 8L. During the accident landing, the airplane touched down on the runway "centerline with no drop-in or bounce." During the landing roll, the airplane veered to the right. The airplane then lifted onto its left main landing gear and exited the runway surface. The airplane came to rest upright at a 90-degree angle to the runway. The flight instructor reported he was at the controls during the accident landing. Examination of the airplane revealed the fuselage was buckled. The flight instructor and pilot receiving instruction were not injured.

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

The flight instructor's failure to maintain directional control during the landing.

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