NTSB Identification: ANC88LA072.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35839.
Accident occurred Saturday, June 25, 1988 in BEAVER CREEK, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/28/1989
Aircraft: CHAMPION 7ECA, registration: N2987G
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.

ACCORDING TO THE PILOT HE MADE A LANDING ON THE GRAVEL BAR. SHORTLY AFTER TOUCHDOWN THE PILOT LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL AND GROUND LOOPED. THE ACFT STRUCK A TREE STUMP AND COLLAPSED THE LEFT LNDG GEAR.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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..HIDDEN OBSTRUCTION(S)


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..LOOSE GRAVEL/SANDY


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN

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