NTSB Identification: ANC88LA092.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36288.
Accident occurred Monday, July 18, 1988 in ILLIAMNA, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/14/1989
Aircraft: PIPER PA-12, registration: N7958H
Injuries: 3 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.

DURING THE TAKEOFF ROLL ON THE BEACH, THE AIRCRAFT STRUCK A LARGE ROCK AND THE PILOT LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL OF THE AIRCRAFT.

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

UNSUITABLE TERRAIN OR TAKEOFF/LANDING/TAXI AREA..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH OBSTRUCTION(S)


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..LOOSE GRAVEL/SANDY

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