NTSB Identification: IAD05CA059.
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Accident occurred Wednesday, May 04, 2005 in Millville, NJ
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/13/2005
Aircraft: Cessna 152, registration: N5150B
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators used data provided by various entities, including, but not limited to, the Federal Aviation Administration and/or the operator and did not travel in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft accident report.

While taxiing to parking, the airplane's left wingtip struck the sundeck of a restaurant adjoining the ramp. The pilot thought the wingtip should have cleared the deck's railing, but may have "dipped" due to a crack in the pavement.

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

The pilot's misjudgment of the airplane's distance to the restaurant sundeck.

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