NTSB Identification: ANC87LA022.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31858.
Accident occurred Monday, December 22, 1986 in RUBY, AK
Aircraft: CESSNA 206, registration: N734WE
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.

THE PILOT STATED THAT DURING THE LANDING ROLL ON THE FROZEN RIVER, HE LOST CONTROL OF THE AIRCRAFT CAUSING THE AIRCRAFT TO GROUND LOOP.

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

UNSUITABLE TERRAIN OR TAKEOFF/LANDING/TAXI AREA..NOT IDENTIFIED..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

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ICY

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