NTSB Identification: ANC01LA132.
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Accident occurred Thursday, August 30, 2001 in FAIRBANKS, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/20/2002
Aircraft: Cessna 177RG, registration: N45367
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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The private certificated pilot was conducting several touch and go landings. On the last landing, the pilot failed to lower the landing gear, and the airplane touched down on the belly. A postaccident examination of the airplane revealed damage to an area of fuselage about 3 1/2 feet wide, and 4 feet long.

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

The pilot's failure to extend the landing gear.

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