NTSB Identification: ATL96LA038.
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Accident occurred Tuesday, January 23, 1996 in SANFORD, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/09/1996
Aircraft: Cessna 172, registration: N53588
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

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While the pilot tried to avoid an aircraft tie-down, the airplane's left wingtip impacted a hangar. The safety pilot reported that the pilot-in-command's taxi speed was excessive, and she told him to slow down and tapped the brakes.

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

the pilot-in-command's excessive taxi speed and his failure to maintain adequate clearance from obstacles.

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