NTSB Identification: ANC86LA138.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31222.
Accident occurred Wednesday, August 27, 1986 in DRY CREEK, AK
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18, registration: N5582C
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 HE HAD ADEQUATE CLEARANCE OVER THE TREES DURING THE APPROACH, THE AIRCRAFT JUST SEEMED TO STALL MUSH INTO THE TREE TOPS. THE AIRCRAFT'S AIRSPEED WAS BELOW STALL SPEED.

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

WIND INFORMATION..NOT IDENTIFIED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRCRAFT HANDLING..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL/MUSH..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND

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