NTSB Identification: ANC87LA147.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34067.
Accident occurred Monday, September 14, 1987 in SKWENTNA, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/27/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 170B, registration: N3410D
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 DURING THE TAKE OFF ROLL HE LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL OF THE AIRCRAFT CAUSING THE AIRCRAFT TO NOSE OVER. HE ALSO INDICATED THAT THE PRIVATE STRIP WAS NEW AND THAT THE DIRT RWY WAS WET AND SOFT.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..WET

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