NTSB Identification: MIA99LA063.
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Accident occurred Tuesday, January 05, 1999 in PAHOKEE, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/07/2000
Aircraft: Piper PA-28-161, registration: N9225N
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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The student pilot stated that he was performing a soft field takeoff and after rotation, the airplane drifted to the left. He attempted to continue to climb and leveled the wings, but when the airplane was about 60 feet above ground level, the airplane stalled and impacted the ground.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

The pilot-in command's failure to maintain adequate airspeed which resulted in an inadvertent stall. Contributing to the accident was the lack of total experience by the pilot-in-command.

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