NTSB Identification: MIA95LA075.
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Accident occurred Sunday, February 12, 1995 in WRIGHTSVILLE, GA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/18/1995
Aircraft: CESSNA 172K, registration: N79157
Injuries: 1 Serious,1 Minor.

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THE PILOT STATED HE STALLED THE AIRPLANE WHILE IN A SLOW, LEFT TURN, AT A LOW ALTITUDE. THE AIRPLANE THEN ENTERED A NOSE LOW ATTITUDE, COLLIDED WITH A TREE, AND HIT THE GROUND.

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

THE PILOT-IN-COMMAND'S FAILURE TO MAINTAIN ADEQUATE AIRSPEED WHILE MANEUVERING IN A TURN. THE LOW ALTITUDE AT THE TIME OF THE STALL WAS A FACTOR.

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