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N7714A accident description

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Crash location 33.300833°N, 104.525000°W
Nearest city Roswell, NM
33.394266°N, 104.523024°W
6.5 miles away
Tail number N7714A
Accident date 29 Mar 2013
Aircraft type Cessna 180
Additional details: None

NTSB Factual Report

The pilot said he encountered a gust of wind during the landing roll out and the tail wheel-equipped airplane ground-looped. The left wing, left horizontal stabilizer, and the left elevator were substantially damaged. The pilot reported there were no mechanical deficiencies that would have precluded normal operation of the airplane or engine.

NTSB Probable Cause

The pilot's failure to maintain directional control on the landing roll after encountering a gust of wind, which resulted in a ground loop.

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