NTSB Identification: ANC88LA099.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36346.
Accident occurred Wednesday, July 27, 1988 in KUSTATAN RIVER, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/09/1989
Aircraft: PIPER PA-14, registration: N5135H
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 PRIVATE PILOT WAS ATTEMPTING TO LAND HIS PIPER PA-14 AIRPLANE AT A REMOTE BEACH FISHING SITE IN GUSTY CROSSWIND CONDITIONS. HE REPORTEDLY ENCOUNTERED A WIND GUST UPON TOUCH DOWN, LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL AND STRUCK AN ABANDONED HUNTING SHACK AND AN UNOCCUPIED, PARKED AIRPLANE.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

REMEDIAL ACTION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS

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