NTSB Identification: ANC93LA157.
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Accident occurred Wednesday, August 25, 1993 in BEAVER CREEK, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/26/1994
Aircraft: BELLANCA 7GCBC, registration: N7637S
Injuries: 1 Minor.

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THE PILOT REPORTED THAT WHILE PERFORMING THE SECOND LOW PASS OVER AN AREA TO CHECK FOR A POTENTIAL FUTURE LANDING SITE, HE INADVERTENTLY ALLOWED THE AIRPLANE TO CONTACT THE TERRAIN. THE AIRPLANE SUBSEQUENTLY NOSED OVER.

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

THE IMPROPER ALTITUDE FLOWN BY THE PILOT IN COMMAND.

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