NTSB Identification: ANC87LA121.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34369.
Accident occurred Wednesday, August 12, 1987 in MI.70 GLENN HWY, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/07/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 170, registration: N4091V
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 PILOT STATED THE WEATHER WAS DETERIORATING WITH VISIBILITY LESS THAN ONE MILE AND RAINSHOWERS. THE PILOT ELECTED TO MAKE A PRECAUTIONARY LANDING ON A STATE HIGHWAY. DURING THE LANDING ROLL THE AIRCRAFT STRUCK A ROAD SIGN WITH THE RIGHT WING OF THE AIRCRAFT.

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..FOG


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..LOW CEILING


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..RAIN

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