NTSB Identification: ANC87LA006.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31578.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Tuesday, October 21, 1986 in NIGHTMUTE, AK
Aircraft: Short Brothers SC7, registration: N406TH
Injuries: 2 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.

ACCORDING TO THE PLT-IN-COMMAND (PIC), WHEN THE ACFT WAS ON FINAL APCH TO THE 1600 FT RWY, IT ENCOUNTERED A DOWNDRAFT. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE ACFT HIT HARD ON THE LIP OF THE RWY, THEN BOUNCED & TOUCHED DOWN ON THE RWY. AFTER THE 2ND TOUCHDOWN, THE ACFT VEERED TO THE RIGHT, EXITED THE RWY & CONTD ONTO OPEN TUNDRA. THE ACFT'S RIGHT MAIN GEAR, RIGHT WING, RIGHT PROP & NOSE GEAR WERE DAMAGED DRG THE SEQUENCE.

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND




Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..DOWNDRAFT



Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN

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