NTSB Identification: ANC92LA066.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 47418.
Accident occurred Sunday, May 03, 1992 in TALKEETNA, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/26/1993
Aircraft: CESSNA C-170B, registration: N2746D
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 PILOT MADE A WHEEL LANDING IN VARIABLE CROSSWIND CONDITIONS AND THE ACFT GND LOOPED/SWERVED OFF THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE RWY. WHEN THE ACFT REACHED THE SHOULDER OF THE RWY, THE LEFT MAIN LDG GEAR COLLAPSED AND THE LEFT WING IMPACTED THE GROUND.

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

LOSS OF CONTROL ON LANDING ROLL DUE TO THE PILOT'S FAILURE TO MAINTAIN PROPER ALIGNMENT, RESULTING IN COLLISION WITH TERRAIN DURING AN UNCONTROLLED GROUND LOOP/SWERVE. A FACTOR RELATING TO THE ACCIDENT WAS THE CROSSWIND WEATHER CONDITIONS.

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