NTSB Identification: SEA99LA030.
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Accident occurred Friday, January 15, 1999 in MOSES LAKE, WA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/23/2000
Aircraft: Cessna 175, registration: N9326B
Injuries: 1 Serious,1 Minor.

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The pilot stated that while on final approach to the runway, the aircraft drifted from the center line and he initiated a go-around. During the go-around procedure, the stall warning horn sounded and the aircraft collided with the terrain. The aircraft impacted the terrain approximately 400 feet southeast of the approach end of the runway and slid another 65 feet before coming to rest on the runway. No evidence was found to indicate a mechanical failure or malfunction.

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

The pilot's failure to maintain adequate airspeed which resulted in an inadvertent stall.

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