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N83024 accident description

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Crash location 40.891111°N, 117.803611°W
Nearest city Winnemucca, NV
40.972958°N, 117.735685°W
6.7 miles away
Tail number N83024
Accident date 13 Aug 2009
Aircraft type Aeronca 7DC-CONV
Additional details: None

NTSB Factual Report

The pilot reported performing a full stall landing in the tail wheel equipped airplane. During the landing roll he lost directional control and the airplane ground looped. The airplane sustained substantial damage to the wing spar during the accident sequence. Winds were calm at the time of the accident, and the pilot reported no mechanical anomalies with the airplane’s flight control systems.

NTSB Probable Cause

The pilot's failure to maintain directional control during landing.

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