NTSB Identification: ANC87LA157.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34207.
Accident occurred Wednesday, September 16, 1987 in LITTLE DELTA RV, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/31/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 185, registration: N9914X
Injuries: 4 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 APPROXIMATELY 1000 FEET AFTER COMMENCING THE TAKE OFF THE AIRPLANE CLIMBED TO JUST ABOVE TREE TOP LEVEL AND THEN BEGAN TO SETTLE INTO THE TREES. THE PILOT ALSO STATED HE BELIEVES THE AIRPLANE STALLED.

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

AIRSPEED(VS)..NOT MAINTAINED..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

OBJECT..TREE(S)


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH VEGETATION

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