NTSB Identification: ANC88LA031.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35131.
Accident occurred Monday, February 15, 1988 in HEALY, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/30/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 170, registration: N2601D
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.

THE PILOT STATED THAT HE WAS TAXIING FOR TAKEOFF WHEN HE LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL OF THE AIRCRAFT CAUSING THE PLANE TO STRIKE A SMALL TREE NEXT TO A SNOW COVERED TAXIWAY.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ICY


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOW COVERED

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