NTSB Identification: ANC08CA109.
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Accident occurred Saturday, August 09, 2008 in Talkeetna, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/26/2008
Aircraft: Piper PA-20/22, registration: N8433D
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 airline transport pilot was landing at an off airport site under Title 14, CFR Part 91, when the accident occurred. The pilot said during the landing roll the airplane encountered brush, resulting in substantial damage to the left horizontal stabilizer and wingtip. According to the pilot, there were no known mechanical problems with the airplane prior to the accident.

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

The pilot's failure to maintain clearance from brush during the landing roll.

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