NTSB Identification: DEN86LA087.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30740.
Accident occurred Saturday, March 01, 1986 in RED LODGE, MT
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/18/1987
Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC, registration: N1503E
Injuries: 2 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 PLT STATED THAT DURING THE GROUND ROLL PHASE OF LANDING AT RED LODGE, MT, HE LOST CONTROL OF THE ACFT WHICH ENTERED INTO A GROUND LOOP TO THE RIGHT. JUST PRIOR TO THE ACFT DEPARTING THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE RWY, HE APPLIED MAXIMUM BRAKING, AND THE ACFT NOSED OVER INTO A SNOW BANK.

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

PROPER ALIGNMENT..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

BRAKES(EMERGENCY)..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..NOT CORRECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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