NTSB Identification: SEA06CA155.
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Accident occurred Wednesday, August 02, 2006 in Belgrade, MT
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/29/2006
Aircraft: Cessna 180H, registration: N7955V
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators used data provided by various entities, including, but not limited to, the Federal Aviation Administration and/or the operator and did not travel in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft accident report.

The student pilot reported that he was practicing landings on runway 30. He reported that shortly after touchdown (three-point landing) the airplane "suddenly drifted left" as he turned from the runway to the taxiway. The pilot reported that while correcting for the situation, the airplane's left wing tip contacted the runway surface. No preaccident mechanical anomalies were reported.

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

The pilot's failure to maintain directional control while landing.

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