NTSB Identification: ANC87LA133.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33899.
Accident occurred Monday, August 24, 1987 in CENTRAL, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/02/1988
Aircraft: CHAMPION 7GC, registration: N8507E
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 THAT HE WAS ATTEMPTING TO LAND IN GUSTY, CROSSWIND CONDITIONS AND LOST CONTROL OF THE AIRPLANE. HE SAID THE ACCIDENT COULD HAVE BEEN AVOIDED BY CHOOSING A DIFFERENT AIRPORT WITH LESS CROSSWIND, OR BY INITIATING A GO-AROUND WHEN HE FIRST EXPERIENCED CONTROL DIFFICULTIES.

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

RECOVERY FROM BOUNCED LANDING..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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:

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

GO-AROUND..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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