NTSB Identification: NYC05CA146.
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Accident occurred Friday, September 23, 2005 in Mitchellville, MD
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/31/2006
Aircraft: Cessna 172P, registration: N99137
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 practicing touch and go landings on runway 36, the airplane drifted off the left side of the runway and then impacted two parked aircraft. The pilot reported no mechanical deficiencies with the airplane. He also reported 181 hours of total flight experience, all of which were in make and model of the accident airplane.

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

The pilot's failure to maintain directional control during landing.

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