NTSB Identification: ANC91LA056.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 44140.
Accident occurred Friday, May 03, 1991 in MANLEY HOT SPRG, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/05/1993
Aircraft: CESSNA C-170B, registration: N2744D
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 STATED THAT JUST AFTER TOUCHDOWN THE RIGHT MAIN LANDING GEAR COLLAPSED, CAUSING THE RIGHT WING TO HIT THE GROUND. HE FURTHER STATED THAT HE USED POOR JUDGMENT IN SELECTING A ROUGH LANDING AREA AT WHICH TO LAND. HE HAD DRIVEN TO AND INSPECTED THE LANDING AREA ABOUT 30 MINUTES PREVIOUSLY.

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

THE PILOT'S SELECTING UNSUITABLE TERRAIN FOR LANDING. CONTRIBUTING TO THE ACCIDENT WAS THE ROUGH LANDING AREA.

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