NTSB Identification: ANC88LA089A.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36282.
Accident occurred Monday, July 11, 1988 in NORTH POLE, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/07/1989
Aircraft: PIPER PA-22, registration: N2747P
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.
WITNESSES STATED THAT ACFT #1 (N2747P,A PIPER PA-22), FLEW A RIGHT DOWNWIND ABOUT 200 FEET ABOVE THE GROUND AND THEN MADE A STEEP DESCENDING TURN TOWARD THE RUNWAY. ACFT #1 LANDED AND STRUCK ACFT #2 (N9102D, A PIPER PA-18) WHILE BOTH WERE ON THE RUNWAY. THE PILOT OF ACFT #2 SAID HE DID NOT SEE OR HEAR ANY OTHER AIRPLANES IN THE AIRPORT TRAFFIC PATTERN.DURING THE LANDING ROLL, HIS RIGHT WING DIPPED WHEN HE WAS STRUCK FROM BEHIND BY ACFT #1. ACFT #2 THEN VEERED TO THE RIGHT AND COLLIDED WITH TREES.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND
PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND
RADIO COMMUNICATIONS..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND
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