NTSB Identification: ATL94LA059.
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Accident occurred Saturday, March 05, 1994 in MCMINNVILLE, TN
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/07/1994
Aircraft: PZL-Bielsko SZD-55-1, registration: N551TJ
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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THE PILOT WAS ATTEMPTING A LANDING IN A GRASS FIELD. HE STATED THAT ON FINAL APPROACH, HE LOST CONTROL OF THE AIRCRAFT. THE AIRCRAFT STRUCK A FENCE, AND CRASHED INTO THE FIELD.

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

The failure of the pilot to maintain control of the aircraft during the landing approach.

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