NTSB Identification: ANC87LA001.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31625.
Accident occurred Sunday, October 05, 1986 in NORTH POLE, AK
Aircraft: PIPER PA-22, registration: N7427D
Injuries: 5 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.

AFTER TOUCHDOWN ON THE GRASS NEXT TO THE RUNWAY, THE PILOT LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL OF THE AIRCRAFT AND STRUCK A SNOWBANK.

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

UNSUITABLE TERRAIN OR TAKEOFF/LANDING/TAXI AREA..SELECTED..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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