NTSB Identification: MIA01LA161.
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Accident occurred Tuesday, June 12, 2001 in Bennettsville, SC
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/17/2001
Aircraft: Cessna 172M, registration: N12483
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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The pilot stated that after landing he fast taxied to the end of the runway. While turning into the parking area, he encountered a wind gust and the airplane slid over an embankment.

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

The pilot's improper correction for wind conditions and his failure to maintain control of the airplane resulting in the airplane sliding off an embankment during taxi from landing.

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