NTSB Identification: ANC86LA040.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29900.
Accident occurred Saturday, March 22, 1986 in WHITTIER, AK
Aircraft: CESSNA 170-B, registration: N1999C
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 PILOT STATED THAT AFTER TOUCHDOWN HE REALIZED THAT THE SNOW WAS SOFT. THE AIRCRAFT NOSED OVER ON ITS BACK.

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..INADEQUATE..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..SNOW COVERED

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