NTSB Identification: ANC85LA046.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28014.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Thursday, February 07, 1985 in KOYUK, AK
Aircraft: CESSNA 207A, registration: N7329U
Injuries: 1 Fatal,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 ACFT LANDED ABOUT 630 FT SHORT OF THE THRESHOLD OF RWY 02. THE PLT SAID HE PURPOSELY LANDED SHORT TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF A RWY UPSLOPE AND BECAUSE OF THE LOCATION OF SNOW REMOVAL EQUIPMENT AT THE OTHER END OF THE RWY. IN LANDING SHORT HOWEVER HE LANDED ON PART OF THE RAMP WHICH USED TO BE AN OLD RWY. DURING THE LANDING THE ACFT STRUCK A SNOWMOBILE DRIVER & FATALLY INJURED HIM.

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PERFORMANCE DATA..NOT USED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PLANNED APPROACH..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..VEHICLE

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