NTSB Identification: ANC87LA114.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33691.
Accident occurred Tuesday, August 04, 1987 in CENTRAL, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/05/1988
Aircraft: CHAMPION 7ECA, registration: N2644G
Injuries: 1 Fatal,1 Serious.

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 INTERVIEW IN THE HOSPITAL WITH THE PASSENGER WHO WAS THE PILOT'S SON, HE STATED TO THE FAA INSPECTOR THAT HIS DAD WAS LOW LEVEL FLYING WHEN THE AIRCRAFT STRUCK A TREE. THE PILOT LOST CONTROL OF THE AIRCRAFT AND CRASHED. AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT THE PILOT DID NOT POSSESS EITHER A FAA PILOT OR MEDICAL CERTIFICATE.

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

LOW PASS..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER ALTITUDE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CLEARANCE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

QUALIFICATION..PILOT IN COMMAND

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