NTSB Identification: ANC96LA034.
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Accident occurred Saturday, March 16, 1996 in ANCHORAGE, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/25/1996
Aircraft: Cessna 180, registration: N2905A
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 student pilot reported that he was practicing touch-and-go landings. During the last landing, the right tire locked and the airplane swerved to the right and collided with a snow bank. The pilot had accrued 33 hours of flight experience in the airplane, with 10 hours as the solo pilot.

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

The pilot's improper use of the brakes during landing. The snow berm along the edge of the runway was a factor.

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