Aviation Accident Summaries

Aviation Accident Summary CEN21LA374

Greenville, IL, USA

Aircraft #1




The pilot reported that he conducted two normal full stop landings in the tailwheel equipped airplane. After the second landing he was taxiing back to park when the airplane ground looped. The propeller struck the ground, and the airplane nosed over. Both wings and the vertical stabilizer sustained substantial damage. The pilot reported that there no mechanical failures or malfunctions that would have precluded normal operations.

Probable Cause and Findings

The pilot’s failure to maintain directional control during taxi which resulted in a ground loop.


Source: NTSB Aviation Accident Database

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