NTSB Identification: CEN09CA395
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, June 27, 2009 in Pittsburg, KS
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/30/2009
Aircraft: WACO CLASSIC AIRCRAFT YMF-F5C, registration: N702KB
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 private pilot was receiving instruction in a tail-wheel equipped airplane from a certified flight instructor. The instructor gave the private pilot a simulated engine out while on the downwind leg for landing. The airplane touched down about mid-point on the runway, but during the landing roll the airplane started to turn left. The flight instructor was unable to correct the turn, and a "classic ground-loop" occurred.

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

The pilot's loss of directional control resulting in a ground-loop.

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