NTSB Identification: ANC86LA112.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30750.
Accident occurred Thursday, July 10, 1986 in KVICHAK, AK
Aircraft: CESSNA 180B, registration: N5159E
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 PLT ATTEMPTED TO BECOME AIRBORNE WITHOUT SUFFICIENT AIRSPEED AFTER NOTICING THAT THERE WAS NOT ENOUGH RWY REMAINING TO COMPLETE THE TAKEOFF. THE ACFT MUSHED AND ONE OF THE MAIN GEARS CONTACTED A DIRT BANK. A LOSS OF DIRECTIONAL CONTROL RESULTED AND THE ACFT TRAVELED THROUGH AN AREA OF BRUSH.

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:

AIRCRAFT HANDLING..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ROTATION..PREMATURE..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

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OF AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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