NTSB Identification: ANC96LA031.
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Accident occurred Sunday, March 03, 1996 in ANCHORAGE, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/19/1996
Aircraft: Cessna 150H, registration: N22053
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

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The first and second pilots, both certificated flight instructors, were conducting touch-and-go landings on runway 24. Just after lift-off, with the second pilot flying, the engine suddenly lost power. The first pilot assumed control of the airplane and performed an emergency landing in the overrun area off the departure end of the runway. The airplane touched down, struck a snow berm, and nosed over. The airplane received damage to the nose gear, right wing tip and inboard end of the right wing. A subsequent inspection of the engine did not reveal any mechanical malfunction.

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

loss of engine power for an undetermined reason.

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