NTSB Identification: ANC87LA007.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31638.
Accident occurred Tuesday, October 21, 1986 in EUREKA CREEK, AK
Aircraft: INTERSTATE S-1B1, registration: N46243
Injuries: 1 Fatal.
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 LOST CONTROL OF THE AIRCRAFT ON LANDING & IT COLLIDED WITH A LARGE METAL SLUICE BOX THAT WAS LOCATED BESIDE THE RUNWAY. AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT, THE WIND WAS FROM THE NORTHEAST & WAS GUSTY. THE DIRT RUWAY WAS FROZEN, ROUGH &RUTTED.
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
AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN
SELF-INDUCED PRESSURE..PILOT IN COMMAND
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