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N96924 accident description

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Crash location 34.759722°N, 106.745277°W
Nearest city Los Lunas, NM
34.806166°N, 106.733360°W
3.3 miles away
Tail number N96924
Accident date 23 Dec 2005
Aircraft type Taylorcraft BC12-D
Additional details: None

NTSB Factual Report

During the landing, the pilot experienced a "little" crosswind. The airplane veered to the right and the pilot stated he overcorrected. Subsequently, the airplane ground looped and came to rest off the runway in a ditch. Examination of the airplane revealed minor damage. The pilot was not injured, and the passenger sustained serious injuries.

NTSB Probable Cause

the pilot's failure to maintain directional control during landing, which resulted in an inadvertent ground loop.

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