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NTSB Identification: GAA19CA244
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, May 04, 2019 in VALPARAISO, IN
Aircraft: Cessna A185, registration: N7711L
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 in the tailwheel-equipped airplane reported that, he was performing stop and go take offs and landings. During the takeoff roll, the tailwheel came off the ground, and the airplane encountered a significant wind from the left. He applied left aileron, and right rudder to compensate for the wind, but the airplane ground-looped to the left.