NTSB Identification: ANC92LA073.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 47913.
Accident occurred Monday, May 11, 1992 in BELUGA, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/26/1993
Aircraft: CESSNA C-150K, registration: N6202G
Injuries: 2 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 DECIDED TO LAND ON A REMOTE, PRIVATE, SNOW COVERED AIRSTRIP WHILE ON A LOCAL PERSONAL SIGHTSEEING FLT. THE ACFT NOSE LANDING GEAR SANK INTO SIX INCH DEEP SOFT, WET SNOW DURING LANDING ROLL AND THE ACFT NOSED OVER.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: THE IMPROPER INFLT DECISION BY THE PILOT TO LAND ON A REMOTE, PRIVATE, SNOW COVERED AIRSTRIP. A FACTOR RELATING TO THE ACCIDENT WAS THE SOFT, WET SNOW ON THE STRIP.
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