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N24472 accident description

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Crash location 43.483333°N, 84.466667°W
Nearest city Breckenridge, MI
43.408085°N, 84.474998°W
5.2 miles away
Tail number N24472
Accident date 29 Jul 2010
Aircraft type Cessna 152
Additional details: None

NTSB Factual Report

The pilot reported that he was landing to the east on a the turf runway. He said that there was a 5 knot 90-degree crosswind from the north. He stated that he aborted 2 approaches when the airplane was over the runway because the crosswind was taking the airplane off course. On the third approach, the airplane touched down in the center of the runway. The pilot reported that the airplane became airborne again and he attempted to abort the landing. As he advanced the throttle, the airplane's left wing struck the corn crop along the left side of the runway. The airplane came to rest on the runway facing northwest. The pilot listed no mechanical malfunctions or failures of the airplane. The damage to the airplane included a bent right wing tip, bent propeller, and a buckled firewall.

NTSB Probable Cause

The pilot's failure to mantain directional control during the aborted landing.

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