NTSB Identification: ATL94LA022.
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Accident occurred Sunday, November 21, 1993 in KINSTON, NC
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/17/1994
Aircraft: CESSNA 150L, registration: N5340Q
Injuries: 1 Minor.

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THE STUDENT PILOT REPORTED THAT HE WAS IN THE TRAFFIC PATTERN, WORKING ON TAKEOFFS AND LANDINGS. WHILE LANDING THE AIRPLANE, HE ENCOUNTERED A GUST OF WIND. HE ADDED POWER, AND LOST CONTROL OF THE AIRCRAFT. THE AIRPLANE COLLIDED WITH THE TURF RUNWAY, AND CAME TO REST IN A BEAN FIELD. THE STUDENT PILOT HAD LOGGED ABOUT 23 HOURS AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT.

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

WAS THE STUDENT PILOT'S FAILURE TO MAINTAIN AIRCRAFT CONTROL DURING THE GO AROUND. A FACTOR WAS THE WIND GUSTS WHICH OCCURRED AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT.

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