NTSB Identification: ANC02LA046.
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Accident occurred Sunday, June 09, 2002 in HOPE, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/25/2003
Aircraft: Cessna 150, registration: N8623J
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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The private certificated pilot was landing toward the south on a remote grass-covered area. During the landing rollout, the airplane struck a drainage ditch. The airplane nosed over and received damage to the wings, fuselage, and empennage.

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

The pilot's selection of unsuitable terrain for landing, which resulted in a collision with a ditch. A contributing factor in the accident was the presence of a ditch in the landing area.

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