NTSB Identification: ANC87LA128.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34136.
Accident occurred Sunday, August 23, 1987 in LITTLE DELTA, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/31/1988
Aircraft: PIPER PA-12-150, registration: N3341M
Injuries: 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 PILOT STATED THAT HE WAS TAKING OFF DOWNHILL WITH A 10 KNOT TAILWIND. AT THAT TIME THE PILOT LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL OF THE AIRCRAFT CAUSING THE AIRCRAFT TO STALL. THE AIRCRAFT SETTLED INTO BRUSH AND NOSED OVER.

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

WRONG RUNWAY..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL/MUSH..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND

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