NTSB Identification: LAX02LA130.
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Accident occurred Wednesday, April 03, 2002 in PALM SPRINGS, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/25/2003
Aircraft: Cessna 172S, registration: N627SP
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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The airplane collided with a runway edge light and taxiway sign after the pilot loss directional control due to unintentionally hitting the brakes during his landing. The pilot was able to regain control and guide the airplane back onto the runway.

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

The pilot lost directional control and collided with a runway edge light and taxiway sign.

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