NTSB Identification: ANC87LA139.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34059.
Accident occurred Saturday, September 05, 1987 in WASILLA, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/27/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 185F, registration: N93018
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 AFTER ROLLOUT ON THE GRASS RUNWAY, HE LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL CAUSING THE PLANE TO GROUND LOOP. EXMINATION OF THE TAILWHEEL REVEALED THAT THE TIRE WAS FLAT PRIOR TO THE LANDING.

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

LANDING GEAR,TIRE..FAILURE,TOTAL

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT POSSIBLE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT

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