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The pilot reported he had commenced a takeoff roll on runway 08, after completing pre-takeoff checks and receiving a takeoff clearance. At a speed of about 40 knots, as he pushed forward on the control column to raise the tail, his seat slid fully aft on the seat rails. Although his feet could no longer reach the rudder pedals to maintain directional control, he was able to close the throttle and abandon the takeoff. The aircraft subsequently groundlooped to the left, collapsing the right landing gear, before coming to rest on the side of the runway.
 
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