NTSB Identification: ATL94LA168.
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Accident occurred Wednesday, August 31, 1994 in HEADLAND, AL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/05/1995
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N64903
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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THE STUDENT STATED THAT HE WAS ATTEMPTING A CROSSWIND LANDING. DURING FINAL APPROACH TO THE RUNWAY, THE AIRCRAFT DRIFTED OFF TO THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY. HE ATTEMPTED TO LAND ON THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY BUT THE AIRCRAFT BOUNCED AND DEPARTED THE RUNWAY TO THE LEFT. AFTER DEPARTING THE RUNWAY, THE AIRCRAFT STRUCK A BAIL OF HAY BEFORE COMING TO A STOP.

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

The failure of the student pilot to maintain control of the aircraft during a crosswind landing.

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