NTSB Identification: FTW94LA280.
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Accident occurred Sunday, August 28, 1994 in TRINIDAD, CO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/05/1995
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180, registration: N5372T
Injuries: 1 Serious,1 Uninjured.

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WHILE ON A CROSS COUNTRY FLIGHT, THE AIRCRAFT MADE SEVERAL LOW PASSES IN THE AREA WHERE THE ACCIDENT OCCURRED. ONE LOW PASS RESULTED IN A TOUCHDOWN WITH WHEEL MARKS EXTENDING FOR 450 FEET FOLLOWED BY COLLISION WITH A FENCE. THE AIRCRAFT CAME TO REST BEYOND THE FENCE.

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

THE PILOT'S FAILURE TO MAINTAIN TERRAIN CLEARANCE.

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