NTSB Identification: ANC88LA007.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34316.
Accident occurred Monday, October 12, 1987 in KING SALMON, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/02/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 170, registration: N1311D
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 PLT RPRTD THERE WAS FROST ON THE ACFT & THAT A ROPE HAD BEEN USED TO SMOOTH IT OFF. HE THEN INITIATED A TAKEOFF FROM A DRY LAKE BED. AFTER LIFT-OFF, THE ACFT SETTLED BACK TO THE GROUND & STRUCK A BERM AT THE END OF THE TAKEOFF AREA.

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

AIRCRAFT PREFLIGHT..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ICE/FROST REMOVAL FROM AIRCRAFT..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..NOT OBTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DIRT BANK/RISING EMBANKMENT


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