NTSB Identification: ANC92LA085.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 47578.
Accident occurred Tuesday, June 02, 1992 in SUCKLING HILLS, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/26/1993
Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT F-19, registration: N3550T
Injuries: 1 Fatal.

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

JUST AFTER TAKING OFF FROM A REMOTE AREA STRIP INTO RISING TERRAIN, THE AIRPLANE BEGAN A TURN THEN STALLED AND CRASHED. THE AIRPLANE WAS ON A SEARCH MISSION FOR A MISSING AIRPLANE.

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

THE PILOT FAILED TO MAINTAIN AIRSPEED AND STALLED THE AIRPLANE. CONTRIBUTING TO THE ACCIDENT WAS THE RISING TERRAIN.

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