NTSB Identification: ANC88LA101.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36347.
Accident occurred Saturday, July 30, 1988 in PILOT POINT, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/09/1989
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140, registration: N2212F
Injuries: 1 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 NON-CERTIFICATED PILOT REPORTED THAT HE HAD JUST PURCHASED THE ACCIDENT AIRPLANE THE PRECEDING DAY, AND HAD ONLY FLOWN IT FOR A PERIOD OF TWO HOURS OR SO. ON THE ACCIDENT FLIGHT, HE HAD BEEN AIRBORNE LESS THAN 10 MINUTES WHEN THE ENGINE REPORTEDLY BEGAN RUNNING ROUGH AND THEN SEIZED A FEW MINUTES LATER. HE MADE AN EMERGENCY LANDING IN A RELATIVELY FLAT, TUNDRA LIKE AREA, DURING WHICH THE AIRPLANE NOSED-OVER. THE CAUSE OF THE POWERLOSS WAS NOT DETERMINED.

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

POWERPLANT..UNDETERMINED


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN

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