NTSB Identification: ANC88LA112.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36333.
Accident occurred Monday, August 08, 1988 in GALENA, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/09/1989
Aircraft: PIPER PA-12, registration: N7964H
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 STUDENT PILOT LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL OF THE AIRPLANE DURING LANDING ON THE TUNDRA. DURING THE ROLLOUT THE AIRPLANE NOSED OVER ON ITS BACK. THE PILOT COULD NOT BE FOUND TO ACCOMPLISH THE REQUIRED ACCIDENT REPORT.

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..TUNDRA


Contributing Factors

INADEQUATE TRANSITION/UPGRADE TRAINING..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OPERATION..PILOT IN COMMAND

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