NTSB Identification: ANC88LA001.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34066.
Accident occurred Thursday, October 01, 1987 in FAIRBANKS, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/27/1988
Aircraft: PIPER PA-16, registration: N5373H
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 PLT STATED THAT DURING TKOF ROLL HE LOST DIRECTIONAL CTL OF THE ACFT WHICH CAUSED IT TO EXIT THE RWY. IT THEN STRUCK A RWY LIGHT AND NOSED OVER.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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