NTSB Identification: NYC98LA014.
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Accident occurred Wednesday, October 15, 1997 in PIQUA, OH
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/21/2000
Aircraft: Cessna 152, registration: N6154Q
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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While landing on runway 8, the student pilot (SP) stated that the left wing lifted. He applied aileron correction which brought the wing back down, but the plane veered off the left of the runway. Winds reported at an airport about 16 miles south of the accident site, at 1651, and 1751, were from 350 degrees at 8 knots, and from 10 degrees at 12 knots, respectively.

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

The student pilot's inadequate compensation for the wind condition. A factor in this accident was the crosswind condition.

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