NTSB Identification: MIA95LA119.
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Accident occurred Friday, April 14, 1995 in WEST PALM BEACH, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/31/1995
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N4778B
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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THE STUDENT PILOT STATED THAT DURING LANDING ATTEMPT HE LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL OF THE AIRPLANE, ATTEMPTED A GO-AROUND, ABORTED THE G0-AROUND, AND STRUCK AN AIRPORT SIGN OFF THE RUNWAY.

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

THE FAILURE OF THE STUDENT PILOT TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL DURING LANDING. A CONTRIBUTING FACTOR WAS THE DELAYED REMEDIAL ACTION TO ATTEMPT A GO-AROUND.

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