NTSB Identification: MIA95LA164.
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Accident occurred Tuesday, June 27, 1995 in NEW PORT RICHEY, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/19/1996
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N69140
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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THE STUDENT PILOT STATED HE MISUNDERSTOOD THE WIND DIRECTION AND LANDED WITH A QUARTERING TAILWIND. HE LOST CONTROL, SWERVED OFF THE RUNWAY AND NOSED OVER.

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

THE PILOT LANDED ON THE WRONG RUNWAY. THE TAILWIND CONTRIBUTED TO THE LOSS OF DIRECTIONAL CONTROL.

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