NTSB Identification: SEA99LA154.
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Accident occurred Saturday, September 04, 1999 in COLUMBUS, MT
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/30/2000
Aircraft: Bellanca 7GCBC, registration: N8525
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

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The pilot reported that during the landing roll on a wet runway surface, he applied braking action and the airplane skidded to the right and veered off the runway. The aircraft ground-looped and came to rest in the mud next to the runway. The pilot reported that there were no mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airplane at the time of the accident.

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

The pilot's failure to maintain directional control. A wet runway surface was a factor.

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