NTSB Identification: ANC88LA084.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36147.
Accident occurred Saturday, July 09, 1988 in ANCHORAGE, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/13/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 170B, registration: N2487D
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 OF A CESSNA 170 LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL AND GROUND LOOPED WHILE TAXIING FOR TAKE OFF. THE FAA CONTROL TOWER HAD INSTRUCTED THE PILOT TO TAXI BEHIND A TAXIING B-727, AND ISSUED CAUTION: WAKE TURBULENCE. THE IDLE POWER OF THE B-727 CAUSED THE CESSNA 170 PILOT TO LOSE CONTROL. THE LEFT WING OF THE CESSNA WAS LIFTED INTO THE AIR. THE AIRCRAFT CAME TO REST ON ITS NOSE AND LEFT WING.

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

UNSAFE/HAZARDOUS CONDITION WARNING..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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