NTSB Identification: ANC86LA135.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31238.
Accident occurred Saturday, August 23, 1986 in TALKEETNA, AK
Aircraft: CESSNA A-185E, registration: N70021
Injuries: 3 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 AIRCRAFT LOST CONTROL UPON LANDING ON A GRAVEL BAR AND NOSED OVER.

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..LOOSE GRAVEL/SANDY

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