NTSB Identification: ANC14CA024
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Monday, April 28, 2014 in Fairbanks, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/18/2014
Aircraft: CESSNA 120, registration: N77336
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 was landing her tailwheel-equipped airplane on a dry, asphalt runway. During the landing roll, the airplane began to veer to the left. The pilot stated that she applied right rudder to correct for the veer, but over corrected, and the airplane ground looped, sustaining substantial damage to the left wing. The pilot stated that there were no preaccident mechanical anomalies with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.

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

The pilot's loss of directional control during landing, resulting in a ground loop.

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