NTSB Identification: CEN12CA341
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Monday, June 04, 2012 in Houston, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/13/2012
Aircraft: CESSNA 170A, registration: N9753A
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 pilot reported that during the landing the airplane encountered a gust of wind and veered left. He stated that he lost control, and the airplane ground looped and sustained substantial fuselage damage. The pilot indicated that there were no preaccident 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 of the airplane during landing.

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