NTSB Identification: ANC87LA081.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33341.
Accident occurred Wednesday, June 17, 1987 in THEODORE RIVER, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/10/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 182, registration: N71724
Injuries: 1 Minor,2 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 PLT STATED THAT DURING THE TAKEOFF ROLL THE ACFT'S LEFT MAIN GEAR STRUCK A CULVERT IN THE ROAD. THE ACFT BECAME AIRBORNE PRIOR TO REACHING ROTATION SPEED. THE PLT REDUCED POWER TO ABORT THE TAKEOFF. THE NOSE WHEEL STRUCK A STUMP ON THE ROAD AND THE ACFT NOSED OVER.

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

TERRAIN CONDITION..DIRT BANK/RISING EMBANKMENT

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

AIRSPEED..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

UNSUITABLE TERRAIN OR TAKEOFF/LANDING/TAXI AREA..NOT IDENTIFIED..PILOT IN COMMAND




Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT

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