NTSB Identification: ANC88LA108.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36335.
Accident occurred Monday, August 08, 1988 in CHANDALAR RIVER, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/09/1989
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18, registration: N8066C
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.

AFTER TOUCHDOWN ON THE GRAVEL BAR ALONG THE SIDE OF THE RIVER, THE PILOT LOST CONTROL AND THE AIRPLANE NOSED OVER ON ITS BACK.

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..ROUGH/UNEVEN


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..LOOSE GRAVEL/SANDY

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