NTSB Identification: FTW99LA151.
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Accident occurred Tuesday, May 25, 1999 in MARIETTA, OK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/25/2001
Aircraft: Cessna 152, registration: N89854
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

The 123-hour private pilot lost control of the aircraft after encountering 'porpoising' while landing on a 3,250 foot turf runway. The pilot added power to attempt to abort the landing; however, the pilot failed to release the brakes. The airplane collided with the airport's perimeter fence and trees.

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

The pilot's loss of control due to his improper recovery from a bounced landing.

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