NTSB Identification: ANC94LA033.
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Accident occurred Thursday, February 10, 1994 in ANCHORAGE, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/12/1995
Aircraft: CESSNA 180A, registration: N288LS
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE PILOT REPORTED THAT HE CARRIED SOME ADDITIONAL POWER DURING THE LANDING PHASE TO PREVENT SHOCK COOLING THE PLANE'S NEW ENGINE. THE WINDS WERE REPORTED BY THE ATIS TO BE FROM 230 DEGREES AT 4 KNOTS. SHORTLY AFTER TOUCHDOWN, THE PLANE BEGAN TO VEER TO THE RIGHT. CORRECTIVE ACTION WAS APPLIED AND THE AIRCRAFT VEERED TO THE LEFT, DEPARTED THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY, AND NOSED OVER.

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

THE FAILURE OF THE PILOT-IN-COMMAND TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL OF THE AIRPLANE DURING THE LANDING ROLLOUT. CONTRIBUTING TO THE ACCIDENT WAS THE PILOT'S LACK OF RECENT EXPERIENCE IN THE AIRPLANE.

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