NTSB Identification: FTW00LA027.
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Accident occurred Saturday, October 23, 1999 in TERRELL, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/02/2001
Aircraft: Stinson 108-1, registration: N8525K
Injuries: 3 Uninjured.

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After the airplane touched down on runway 31, it veered right and departed the runway. The pilot applied power in order to avoid a ditch, and the aircraft turned left, crossed over to the west side of the runway and struck two posts of a barbed wire fence located approximately ten to fifteen feet from the runway. The airplane continued ten to twenty yards beyond the fence before coming to a stop. The pilot estimated that the wind was northerly at 10-15 knots with gusts approximately plus 5 knots.

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

The pilot's failure to maintain aircraft control during landing.

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