NTSB Identification: FTW96LA155.
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Accident occurred Sunday, March 24, 1996 in ALBUQUERQUE, NM
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/17/1996
Aircraft: DOMAILLE RANS S-12, registration: N4017S
Injuries: 1 Fatal.

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While on a student training flight, the student pilot lost control of the aircraft and impacted the ground following takeoff. Winds at the time were 16 knots gusting to 22.

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

the student pilot's failure to maintain control of the aircraft after initiating a flight into adverse weather conditions. The strong, gusting wind was a factor.

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