NTSB Identification: NYC87LA230.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36410.
Accident occurred Tuesday, August 11, 1987 in BINGHAMTON, NY
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/24/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N98494
Injuries: 1 Serious.

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

WHILE TAKING OFF FROM A TOUCH-&-GO LANDING, THE STUDENT PLT LOST CONTROL OF THE ACFT AT AN ALT OF ABOUT 100 FT. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE ACFT SPUN TO THE LEFT & COLLIDED WITH THE GROUND, LEFT WING FIRST, THEN CARTWHEELED & CAME TO REST IN AN UPRIGHT POSITION. NO PREIMPACT PART FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION WAS EVIDENT.

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL/SPIN..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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