NTSB Identification: ATL07CA094.
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Accident occurred Thursday, June 21, 2007 in Miami, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/30/2007
Aircraft: Cessna C152, registration: N65399
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.
The pilot reported he lost consciousness while on final approach to land, possibly due to dehydration and an illness. He awakened when he landed hard, and then radioed for assistance. Inspection of the airplane by an FAA inspector discovered substantial damage to the wings, and no evidence of any preimpact mechanical anomalies.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: The pilot's loss of consciousness while on final approach to land, resulting in an uncontrolled descent, and a hard landing on the runway. Full narrative available
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