NTSB Identification: ANC88LA077.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36023.
Accident occurred Wednesday, June 29, 1988 in CLEAR, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/28/1989
Aircraft: Helio H-295, registration: N6493V
Injuries: 1 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 COMMERCIALLY CERTIFICATED 8,000 HOUR PILOT WAS ATTEMPTING TO LAND HIS HELIO COURIER AIRPLANE AT A REMOTE, PRIVATE AIRSTRIP IN ALASKA TO PICK UP A NON-REVENUE PASSENGER. HE REPORTED THAT HE LANDED HARD, AND THAT THE LEFT MAIN GEAR COLLAPSED. HE SAID THAT HIS TOTAL FLIGHT EXPERIENCE IN THIS TYPE AIRCRAFT WAS ONLY 55 HOURS, AND FEELS THAT HIS LACK OF EXPERIENCE IN TYPE WAS CONTRIBUTORY TO THE ACCIDENT.

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

FLARE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OF AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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