NTSB Identification: ANC88LA018.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34963.
Accident occurred Sunday, December 06, 1987 in WASILLA, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/24/1989
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18, registration: N1237A
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 THAT HE WAS TAXIING FOR TAKEOFF WHEN HE LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL OF THE AIRCRAFT CAUSING THE RIGHT MAIN SKI TO BREAK THROUGH THE ICE; THE AIRCRAFT THEN GROUND LOOPED.

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

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ICY


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT

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