NTSB Identification: ANC91LA116.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 44362.
Accident occurred Tuesday, August 06, 1991 in GULKANA, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/27/1993
Aircraft: PIPER PA-22, registration: N6058D
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 STATED THAT AFTER TOUCHDOWN ON THE GRAVEL STRIP, THE AIRPLANE STRUCK A ROCK. THE AIRPLANE THEN VEERED TO THE RIGHT AND EXITED THE LANDING AREA.

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

THE PILOT'S FAILURE TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL OF THE AIRPLANE DURING THE LANDING ROLL. CONTRIBUTING TO THE ACCIDENT WAS THE UNSUITABLE TERRAIN SELECTED BY THE PILOT FOR LANDING WHICH WAS ROUGH, UNEVEN AND SOFT.

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