NTSB Identification: MIA95LA173.
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Accident occurred Monday, July 03, 1995 in BELZONI, MS
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/13/1995
Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR AT-502, registration: N91955
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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AFTER TOUCHDOWN WITH A DIRECT CROSSWIND OF 10 KNOTS, A GUST OF WIND CAUSED THE AIRPLANE TO VEER OFF THE RUNWAY INTO A DITCH. AT THE TIME OF THE LOSS OF DIRECTIONAL CONTROL THE ENGINE RPM WAS NEAR IDLE.

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

INADEQUATE COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS BY THE PILOT. THE GUSTY CROSSWIND WAS A FACTOR.

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