NTSB Identification: ANC85LA038.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27150.
Accident occurred Tuesday, January 08, 1985 in SHAKTOOLIK, AK
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18, registration: N1912A
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 SKI EQUIPPED ACFT CONTACTED A SNOW DRIFT DURING TAKEOFF GROUND RUN. ACFT VEERED AND CONTACTED A FISHING RACK.

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..POOR..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:

UNSUITABLE TERRAIN OR TAKEOFF/LANDING/TAXI AREA..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOWBANK

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