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N79908 accident description

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Crash location 40.724723°N, 94.381667°W
Reported location is a long distance from the NTSB's reported nearest city. This often means that the location has a typo, or is incorrect.
Nearest city Pine River, MN
46.763293°N, 94.472776°W
417.3 miles away
Tail number N79908
Accident date 13 Jul 2009
Aircraft type Cessna 172K
Additional details: None

NTSB Factual Report

The student pilot was attempting a full stop landing on runway 34 (3,000 feet by 75 feet, asphalt) during a solo flight. Upon touchdown, the airplane veered off the west side of the runway into a drainage ditch and flipped over. The airplane sustained wrinkling of the right wing and a bent wing spar resulting in substantial damage. The pilot was uninjured.

NTSB Probable Cause

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

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