NTSB Identification: ANC89LA002.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36883.
Accident occurred Sunday, October 02, 1988 in LEVELOCK, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/10/1989
Aircraft: PIPER PA-11, registration: N4724M
Injuries: 1 Minor,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 AIRPLANE WAS AT APPROXIMATELY 250 TO 300 FEET ABOVE SEA LEVEL, AND WAS EXECUTING A 360 DEGREE TURN TO THE LEFT WHEN THE AIRPLANE STALLED AND CRASHED IN THE RIVER. THE PILOT REPORTED THAT HE HAS NEVER HELD A FAA PILOT OR MEDICAL CERTIFICATE.

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

AIRCRAFT HANDLING..IMPROPER..UNQUALIFIED PERSON

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

STALL..NOT UNDERSTOOD..UNQUALIFIED PERSON

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