NTSB Identification: DEN02LA021.
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Accident occurred Thursday, January 17, 2002 in Logan, UT
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/25/2002
Aircraft: Cessna 152, registration: N68737
Injuries: 1 Minor.
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During landing roll, the airplane hit several patches of snow and ice that were located left of the centerline. The pilot attempted to add a little power and right rudder to avoid the ice. The airplane veered to the left, the nose landing gear struck a snow bank, and the airplane nosed over. The winds at the time of the accident were calm.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: the pilot's failure to maintain aircraft control during landing roll. Contributing factors were the runway's patchy snow and ice conditions and a snow bank along the side of the runway.
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