NTSB Identification: ANC86LA155.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31244.
Accident occurred Saturday, September 13, 1986 in NAKNEK, AK
Aircraft: PIPER PA-22, registration: N1712P
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.

DURING THE TAXI TO TAKEOFF PHASE A STRONG GUST OF WIND LIFTED THE LEFT WING CAUSING THE AIRPLANE TO FLIP OVER ON ITS BACK.

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

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH WIND

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

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

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

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS

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

WIND INFORMATION..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

WEATHER EVALUATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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