NTSB Identification: ANC93FA148.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 50046.
Accident occurred Friday, October 09, 1992 in CHUGIAK, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/19/1995
Aircraft: CHAMPION 7EC, registration: N8958R
Injuries: 1 Fatal.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE AIRPLANE, MISSING FOR 10 MONTHS, WAS FOUND DESTROYED BY THE IMPACT WITH THE TERRAIN AND A POST CRASH FIRE. THE NON-INSTRUMENT RATED PRIVATE PILOT WAS ADVISED ON TWO SEPARATE OCCASIONS BY FLIGHT SERVICE STATION PERSONNEL THAT VFR FLIGHT WAS NOT RECOMMENDED ALONG HIS PLANNED ROUTE. NO EVIDENCE WAS FOUND OF PREIMPACT FAILURE OF THE PLANE'S AIRFRAME OR POWERPLANT ASSEMBLY. THERE WERE NO KNOWN WITNESSES TO THE ACCIDENT.

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

COLLISION WITH THE TERRAIN FOR AN UNKNOWN REASON.

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