NTSB Identification: ANC90LA035.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 39750.
Scheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Tuesday, February 27, 1990 in TAKOTNA, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/30/1991
Aircraft: CESSNA 207, registration: N73128
Injuries: 3 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.
DURING A LANDING ON A 1700' SNOW COVERED RWY, THE ACFT TOUCHED DOWN AT ABOUT MIDFIELD & THE PLT WAS UNABLE TO STOP ON THE REMAINING RWY. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE ACFT HIT A SNOWBANK & WAS DAMAGED.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: IMPROPER PLANNING/DECISION BY THE PILOT. FACTORS RELATED TO THE ACCIDENT WERE: THE PILOT'S FAILURE TO ATTAIN THE PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT FOR LANDING, HIS EXCESSIVE AIRSPEED, HIS FAILURE TO GO AROUND WHILE HE STILL HAD SUFFICIENT AIRSPEED, THE SNOW COVERED RUNWAY, AND THE SNOWBANK.
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