NTSB Identification: ANC96LA108.
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Accident occurred Monday, July 29, 1996 in NORTHWAY, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/23/1997
Aircraft: Cessna 170B, registration: N4464B
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 made a three-point landing in the tail-wheel equipped airplane. The airplane bounced slightly and then ground looped to the right. The left wing struck the runway and was bent upwards, about 3 feet inboard from the tip. The airplane received damage to the left wing spar and ribs.

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

The pilot's failure to maintain directional control of the airplane during landing.

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