NTSB Identification: ANC88LA144.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37252.
Accident occurred Friday, September 16, 1988 in PORCUPINE BUTTE, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/19/1989
Aircraft: MAULE M-5-235C, registration: N56304
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 PLT RPRTD HE LANDED HARDER THAN HE INTENDED FROM ABOUT 3 TO 5 FT ABOVE THE GROUND. THE RIGHT MAIN GEAR COLLAPSED & THE ACFT VEERED TO THE RIGHT. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE LEFT MAIN GEAR COLLAPSED & THE ACFT CAME TO REST OFF THE AIRSTRIP.

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

FLARE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND

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