NTSB Identification: ANC87LA168.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34065.
Accident occurred Saturday, September 26, 1987 in WHITE MOUNTAIN, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/27/1988
Aircraft: CHAMPION AERONCA TL, registration: N3446
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 UPON TOUCHDOWN THE AIRPLANE BOUNCED AND GROUNDLOOPED. THE ACFT HAD BEEN LANDED ON A GRAVEL BAR AND THE LANDING AREA WAS LOOSE GRAVEL AND ROCKS. NO MALFUNCTIONS OF THE ACFT WERE REPORTED. THE PLT STATED THAT HE THOUGHT THAT THE BOUNCED LANDING RESULTED FROM THE LARGER ROCKS.

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

FLARE..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..NOT IDENTIFIED..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

TERRAIN CONDITION..LOOSE GRAVEL/SANDY


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT

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