NTSB Identification: ANC88LA044.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35695.
Accident occurred Saturday, April 16, 1988 in TALKEETNA, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/25/1989
Aircraft: AERONCA 7DC, registration: N2532E
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 DURING THE TAKEOFF RUN ON THE FROZEN FIELD THE AIRCRAFT STRUCK A SNOW BERM CAUSING THE AIRCRAFT TO GROUND LOOP.

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

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..BERM

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