NTSB Identification: ANC87FA028.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32199.
Accident occurred Wednesday, January 28, 1987 in ANCHORAGE, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/21/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 207, registration: N7393U
Injuries: 1 Serious.

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 AIRCRAFT CRASHED ONE MILE SHORT OF THE RUNWAY. THE ACCIDENT OCCURRED DURING AN ILS APPROACH IN INSTRUMENT METEOROLOGICAL CONDITIONS. DURING A POST ACCIDENT INTERVIEW WITH THE PILOT HE STATED THAT HE DID NOT RECOGNIZE AND REACT IN A TIMELY MANNER TO THE GROSS DEVIATION OF THE DECISION HEIGHT. HE CONTINUED DOWN UNTIL STRIKING THE GROUND SHORT OF THE RUNWAY.

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

WEATHER CONDITION..FOG

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

IFR PROCEDURE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

WEATHER CONDITION..LOW CEILING

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

PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PLANNED APPROACH..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DECISION HEIGHT..DISREGARDED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OVERCONFIDENCE IN PERSONAL ABILITY..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DARK NIGHT

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