NTSB Identification: ANC85LA045.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27175.
Accident occurred Friday, February 08, 1985 in SOLDOTNA, AK
Aircraft: PIPER PA-11, registration: N4523M
Injuries: 1 Minor.

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 PLT STATED A GUST OF WIND FORCED THE LEFT WING UP AS THE ACFT TOUCHED DOWN. FUUL PWR WAS ADDED TO GO AROUND. THE ACFT CONTINUED TO VEER TO THE RIGHT UNTIL IT STALLED AND IMPACTED THE GROUND IN A NOSE LOW ATTITUDE APRX 100 YARDS SOUTH OF THE RWY. WINDS WERE REPORTED AS CALM AT THE ACCIDENT SITE APRX 1/2 HR PRIOR TO THE ACCIDENT.

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

AIRCRAFT HANDLING..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GO-AROUND..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

CLEARANCE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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