NTSB Identification: ANC88LA109.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36306.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Sunday, August 14, 1988 in KWETHLUK, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/14/1989
Aircraft: PIPER PA-32, registration: N32062
Injuries: 7 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 PILOT LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL OF THE AIRCRAFT WHILE LANDING. AT THE TIME OF ACCIDENT THE WIND WAS FROM 180 DEGREES AT 15 KNOTS GUSTING 20 KNOTS. THE AIRPLANE LANDED ON RUNWAY 25; AFTER TOUCHDOWN THE AIRPLANE DEPARTED THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY INTO AN AIRPORT SIGN.

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND

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