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NTSB Identification: GAA19CA118
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Wednesday, January 02, 2019 in Appleton, MN
Aircraft: Cessna 172, registration: N12181
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 student pilot reported that during a cross-country solo flight, he over flew the airport to assess the runway conditions. He observed that the windsock indicated that he would be landing with a crosswind from the right, and he determined that the runway was suitable for landing.