Aviation Accident Summaries

Aviation Accident Summary WPR21LA275

Ogden, UT, USA

Aircraft #1




The pilot in the tailwheel-equipped airplane reported that, after landing, he made a right turn onto a taxiway and exited the runway at a high speed. The airplane subsequently ground looped, substantially damaging the left wing when it collided with the ground. The pilot reported that there were no preaccident mechanical malfunctions or failures with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.

Probable Cause and Findings

The pilot’s loss of directional control while taxiing at high speed, which resulted in a ground loop.


Source: NTSB Aviation Accident Database

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