NTSB Identification: NYC95LA158.
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Accident occurred Thursday, July 13, 1995 in BEAVER FALLS, PA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/08/1995
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N46911
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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THE STUDENT PILOT WAS MAKING THE FINAL LANDING OF HIS 2ND SUPERVISED SOLO. UPON TOUCHDOWN, THE AIRPLANE FIRST VEERED RIGHT, THEN WHEN THE PILOT APPLIED CORRECTION, THE AIRPLANE VEERED LEFT, AND DEPARTED THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY. THE AIRPLANE CONTINUED ACROSS THE GRASS, WENT OVER THE TOP OF AN EMBANKMENT, AND STOPPED WHEN IT STRUCK TREES AND BRUSH. THE FAA REPORTED THAT NO EVIDENCE OF A MECHANICAL FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION WAS FOUND WITH THE AIRPLANE.

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 after touchdown.

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