NTSB Identification: ANC86LA162.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31257.
Accident occurred Saturday, September 20, 1986 in WOOD RIVER, AK
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150, registration: N4421Z
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 AFTER LIFT OFF THE PILOT LOST CONTROL OF THE AIRCRAFT DUE TO THE LEFT CROSSWIND.

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 CONDITION..CROSSWIND

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:

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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