NTSB Identification: FTW99LA216.
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Accident occurred Saturday, August 07, 1999 in CELINA, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/16/2001
Aircraft: Cessna 172RG, registration: N9620B
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

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The pilot initiated the takeoff roll from approximately the midpoint of the 1900-foot-long grass airstrip. During the initial climb, the right wing struck a barbed wire fence. Subsequently, the pilot aborted the takeoff, and the airplane came to a stop upright.

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

The failure of the pilot in command to use all of the available runway for takeoff.

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