NTSB Identification: LAX99LA309.
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Accident occurred Sunday, September 05, 1999 in CARLSBAD, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/06/2001
Aircraft: Cessna 172N, registration: N733WX
Injuries: 3 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 airplane was tied down in an area from which it was required to taxi down a road to gain access to the regular taxiway. As the pilot taxied down the narrow road, the left wing tip hit an unmarked telephone pole that was close to the taxiway.

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

The pilot's failure to maintain an adequate clearance from obstacles during taxi in a confined space.

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