NTSB Identification: ANC86LA041.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29898.
Accident occurred Monday, March 24, 1986 in FAIRBANKS, AK
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18, registration: N7145K
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 FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR STATED THAT HE WAS DEMONSTRATING A STALL LANDING TO THE STUDENT PILOT. AFTER TOUCHDOWN AND ROLLOUT THE AIRCRAFT STRUCK A SNOW DRIFT ON THE RUNWAY CAUSING THE AIRCRAFT TO NOSE OVER ON ITS BACK.

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

TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOWBANK

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

AIRCRAFT HANDLING..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)


Contributing Factors

COMPLACENCY..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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