NTSB Identification: ANC87LA038.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32471.
Accident occurred Saturday, February 21, 1987 in ANCHORAGE, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/21/1988
Aircraft: PIPER PA-14, registration: N5135H
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.

THE STUDENT PILOT WAS PRACTICING TOUCH AND GO LANDINGS ON A RUNWAY PARTIALLY COVERED WITH SNOW AND ICE WHEN HE LOST CONTROL OF THE AIRCRAFT AND STRUCK A RUNWAY PERIMETER SNOW BERM. AND NOSED OVER.

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

AIRCRAFT HANDLING..IMPROPER..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

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..SNOWBANK


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..ICY

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