NTSB Identification: ANC88LA117.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37247.
Accident occurred Wednesday, August 24, 1988 in RAINY PASS, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/03/1989
Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D, registration: N95165
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 PLT ATTEMPTED TO FLY THRU RAINY PASS, AK, BUT SAID HE FLEW UP THE WRONG VALLEY. AS HE CONTD, THE ACFT GOT INTO A SITUATION WHERE THE PLT WAS UNABLE TO TURN AROUND OR OUTCLIMB RISING TERRAIN. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE ACFT CRASH LANDED ON THE MOUNTAIN SIDE AT AN ELEVATION OF ABOUT 4200'.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:ALTITUDE..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND
TERRAIN CONDITION..BLIND/BOX CANYON
WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE
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