NTSB Identification: SEA88LA036.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35492.
Accident occurred Sunday, January 10, 1988 in JUNEAU, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/30/1989
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140, registration: N7221F
Injuries: 2 Minor.

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 AIRCRAFT WAS BALLOONING DURING THE APPROACH TO THE ICE-COVERED LAKE. THE PILOT MOMENTARILY ADDED POWER TO GO-AROUND, BUT ELECTED TO REDUCE THE POWER IN ORDER TO LAND. DURING THE LANDING ROLL DIRECTIONAL CONTROL WAS LOST WITH THE AIRCRAFT SLIDING INTO AN EMBANKMENT ON THE ICE.

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

UNSUITABLE TERRAIN OR TAKEOFF/LANDING/TAXI AREA..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ICY

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