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N739ZN accident description

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Crash location 31.880834°N, 106.704722°W
Nearest city Santa Teresa, NM
31.855938°N, 106.639158°W
4.2 miles away
Tail number N739ZN
Accident date 19 Jun 2011
Aircraft type Cessna 172N
Additional details: None

NTSB Factual Report

According to the pilot, the wind was 60 degrees off runway heading at 9 knots when he departed the airport. When he returned for landing the winds were 60 degrees off runway heading at 22 knots and gusting. He described the landing as hard followed by minor bounces. The airplane operator discovered propeller tip damage and substantial damage to the firewall the following day.

NTSB Probable Cause

The pilot's inadequate compensation for the wind condition, resulting in a runway excursion.

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