NTSB Identification: ANC08LA093
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Tuesday, July 29, 2008 in Quinhagak, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/15/2009
Aircraft: CESSNA 207, registration: N9952M
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

The solo airline transport pilot was landing the airplane following a cross-country positioning flight under 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91. The pilot said that when the airplane touched down on the runway it veered to the left, and that he applied full right rudder and aileron, and then applied full power to abort the landing. He reported that the airplane exited the runway to the left and impacted terrain. The pilot said that there were no known mechanical problems with the airplane prior to the accident and that prior landings that day were uneventful. He said that the airplane sustained damage to the wings and fuselage.

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

The pilot's failure to maintain directional control during an aborted landing.

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