NTSB Identification: ANC87LA156.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34073.
Accident occurred Tuesday, September 15, 1987 in VALDEZ, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/27/1988
Aircraft: PIPER PA-12, registration: N3666N
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 LANDING AT AN UNIMPROVED, OFF AIRPORT SITE WHEN THE MAIN GEAR HIT A HOLE DURING THE LANDING ROLL AND THE AIRCRAFT NOSED OVER.

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

UNSUITABLE TERRAIN OR TAKEOFF/LANDING/TAXI AREA..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN

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