NTSB Identification: ANC87FA025.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32178.
Accident occurred Friday, January 23, 1987 in ANCHORAGE, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/21/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N25063
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE PILOT STATED THAT ON THE THIRD TOUCH AND GO HE RAISED THE FLAPS AND APPLIED POWER FOR TAKEOFF WHEN THE AIRCRAFT STARTED TO SKID TO THE LEFT. HE CUT POWER, THEN LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL OF THE AIRPLANE CAUSING THE AIRCRAFT TO STRIKE THE SNOW BANK.

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

AIRCRAFT HANDLING..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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..ICY


Contributing Factors

IMPROPER USE OF PROCEDURE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OVERCONFIDENCE IN PERSONAL ABILITY..PILOT IN COMMAND

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