NTSB Identification: ANC12CA022
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Friday, February 10, 2012 in McCarthy, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/15/2012
Aircraft: CESSNA 172I, registration: N46279
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 pilot stated that he lost directional control of the airplane while landing on a snow-covered runway and that the airplane hit a snow berm and nosed over, resulting in substantial damage to the right wing.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: The pilot lost directional control during landing. Full narrative available
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