Aviation Accident Summaries

Aviation Accident Summary WPR23LA005

Reno, NV, USA

Aircraft #1


Cubcrafters CCX-2000


The pilot of the tailwheel-equipped airplane reported that, after performing a 3-point landing, the left wing lifted. He applied corrective aileron and rudder control inputs, but the airplane ground looped to the right, sustaining substantial damage to the left wing. The pilot reported that there were no preaccident mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.

Probable Cause and Findings

The pilot’s loss of directional control during landing, which resulted in a ground loop.


Source: NTSB Aviation Accident Database

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