NTSB Identification: WPR12CA287
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Wednesday, June 27, 2012 in Paulden, AZ
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/04/2012
Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D, registration: N43087
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 pilot of the tailwheel-equipped airplane said that it ground-looped to the left after landing, striking a ridge and barbed wire fence that ran along the edge of the runway. The airplane sustained substantial damage to the wings. He stated that there were no preimpact mechanical malfunctions or failures.

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

The pilot’s failure to maintain directional control during the landing roll.

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