NTSB Identification: ANC86LA029.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29977.
Accident occurred Saturday, February 15, 1986 in MCCARTHY, AK
Aircraft: CESSNA 185, registration: N70308
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 TOUCHED DOWN TOO HARD AND THE MAIN WHEELS BROKE THROUGH THE CRUST ON THE SNOW. THE PILOT LOST CONTROL OF THE AIRCRAFT CAUSING THE PLANE TO NOSE OVER ON ITS BACK.

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

PLANNED APPROACH..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GO-AROUND..NOT PERFORMED..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

PRESSURE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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