NTSB Identification: ANC89LA023.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37249.
Accident occurred Monday, December 12, 1988 in NAPASKIAK, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/19/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 207, registration: N70076
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.

DURING AN ABORTED TAKEOFF, THE AIRPLANE COLLIDED WITH A BULLDOZER ON THE DEPARTURE END OF THE SNOW COVERED RUNWAY. THE PILOT REPORTED THAT HE ELECTED TO ABORT THE TAKEOFF DUE TO A LOW FUEL FLOW INDICATION. THE DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS STATED THAT DURING AN EXAMINATION OF THE ENGINE, NO MECHANICAL FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION WAS FOUND.

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

PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ABORTED TAKEOFF..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..SNOW COVERED


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOWBANK


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..VEHICLE

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