NTSB Identification: ANC08CA048.
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Accident occurred Saturday, May 03, 2008 in Anchorge, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/30/2008
Aircraft: Cessna 172, registration: N7886G
Injuries: 2 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 private pilot was taxiing from landing when he inadvertently turned onto a roadway. While making a 180-degree turn to reverse direction, the right wing of the airplane struck a stop sign. The airplane received structural damage to the right wing end rib.

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

The pilot's failure to maintain clearance from a road sign while taxiing from landing.

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