NTSB Identification: ANC87LA123.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34209.
Accident occurred Sunday, August 16, 1987 in SEWARD, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/31/1988
Aircraft: CHAMPION 7HC, registration: N8976R
Injuries: 2 Minor.

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 LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL ON LANDING AND VEERED TO THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY. THE AIRCRAFT THEN STRUCK A SMALL MOUND AND NOSED OVER ON ITS BACK. THE PILOT STATED THAT HE LANDED WITH A 7 TO 10 KNOT TAILWIND.

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

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DIRT BANK/RISING EMBANKMENT

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