NTSB Identification: BFO95LA011.
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Accident occurred Thursday, November 10, 1994 in BUCYRUS, OH
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/31/1995
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N160UU
Injuries: 1 Minor.

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THE STUDENT PILOT WAS ON THE SECOND TAKEOFF OF HIS FIRST SOLO FLIGHT, WHEN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL WAS LOST. AS THE AIRPLANE VEERED TOWARD THE EDGE OF THE RUNWAY THE STUDENT OVER-CORRECTED WHICH RESULTED IN A GROUND SWERVE. THE AIRCRAFT LEFT THE RUNWAY, COLLIDED WITH A DITCH AND NOSED DOWN.

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

THE PILOT'S FALIURE TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL DURING THE TAKEOFF ROLL.

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