NTSB Identification: ANC88LA087.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36203.
Accident occurred Saturday, July 09, 1988 in QUARTZ CREEK, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/14/1989
Aircraft: BELLANCA 7GCBC, registration: N88276
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 FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR, HE AND THE STUDENT PILOT ATTENDED A PICNIC AND WERE RETURNING. DURING THE DEPARTURE, AND WHILE ATTEMPTING A STEP TAXI TURN, THEY STRUCK THE TREES ALONG THE SHORELINE.

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

CLEARANCE..MISJUDGED..DUAL STUDENT

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

TAXISPEED..EXCESSIVE..DUAL STUDENT

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

SUPERVISION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH OBSTRUCTION(S)

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