NTSB Identification: FTW94LA129.
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Accident occurred Friday, April 15, 1994 in TULSA, OK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/14/1994
Aircraft: CESSNA 172P, registration: N63456
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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DURING HIS FIRST SUPERVISED SOLO FLIGHT, THE STUDENT PILOT LOST CONTROL OF THE AIRCRAFT AND IT VEERED TO THE LEFT DURING HIS SECOND LANDING. THE STUDENT PILOT REPORTED THAT HE NOTICED THE WINDS GUSTING FROM THE LEFT AND THE BEGAN TO GO TO THE LEFT SO HE APPLIED CORRECTIONS BUT THEY WERE NOT SUFFICIENT TO ARREST THE LEFT MOVEMENT. THE AIRCRAFT STRUCK THE WIND SOCK.

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

THE PILOT'S FAILURE TO COMPENSATE FOR WIND CONDITIONS. A FACTOR WAS THE GUSTING CROSS WIND.

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