NTSB Identification: LAX01LA139.
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Accident occurred Thursday, April 05, 2001 in Mobile, AZ
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/28/2001
Aircraft: Beech F-33A, registration: N5544P
Injuries: 2 Minor.

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After a touch-and-go, when the airplane was about 10-15 feet off the runway, the right wing lifted, the left wing struck the runway, the airplane rolled inverted, and came to rest off the side of the runway. The student pilot made no wind correction inputs. The flight instructor tried to stabilize the airplane but was unsuccessful. A variable wind condition existed at the time of the accident.

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

The certified flight instructor's inadequate supervision of the dual student who failed to recognize the extent of the crosswind and lost directional control. A factor in the accident was the variable wind condition.

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