NTSB Identification: ANC88LA082.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36289.
Accident occurred Wednesday, June 29, 1988 in HEALY, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/07/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N739QH
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 COMMERCIAL PILOT/FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR WAS ATTEMPTING TO LAND AT A PRIVATE TURF AIRSTRIP WHEN SHE REPORTEDLY ENCOUNTERED THE OUTFLOW FROM A THUNDERSTORM LOCATED ABOUT ONE MILE AWAY. SHE ELECTED TO CONTINUE WITH THE LANDING AND TOUCHED DOWN WITH A GREATER THAN DESIRED GROUND SPEED. THE AIRPLANE WAS STILL DECELERATING AT THE FAR END OF THE STRIP WHEN IT ENCOUNTERED A MUD HOLE AND NOSED-OVER.

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

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DISTANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..WINDSHEAR


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND


Contributing Factors

GO-AROUND..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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