Preliminary Accident Reports

December 2000 Issue

Sept. 2, Paso Robles / Aeronca 7AC

At about 1230 Pacific time, an Aeronca 7AC was damaged when it departed the runway after landing at Paso Robles Municipal Airport. Neither occupant was injured. The pilot said that, after touchdown, the airplane swerved to the right and he had no control of the airplane. He and the passenger later determined the rudder pedals failed to respond because the passengerís foot was stuck between them....

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