NTSB Identification: CEN09CA292
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Monday, May 11, 2009 in Springdale, AR
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/13/2009
Aircraft: CESSNA 172N, registration: N73842
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 landing the airplane, the solo student pilot felt the airplane yaw to the left. After applying right brake and right rudder, the airplane continued to drift left towards the edge of the runway. The pilot applied full power and pulled back on the control yoke in an attempt to go around. The airplane lifted up and turned right colliding with a parked airplane and a hanger. The pilot shut down the airplane and egressed without assistance. The airplane's wings and fuselage sustained substantial damage. No airframe or engine anomalies were discovered or reported.

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

The student pilot's failure to maintain control of the airplane during the landing roll and subsequent go-around.

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