NTSB Identification: ANC85LA049.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27176.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Saturday, March 02, 1985 in DILLINGHAM, AK
Aircraft: CESSNA 207, registration: N1715U
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 PLT WAS ATTEMPTING A 180 DEG TURN TO REVERSE DIRECTION AWAY FROM LOWERING CLOUDS AND SNOW SHOWERS WHEN THE RIGHT WING DUG INTO THE SNOW COVERED TERRAIN. THE PLT STATED A VIRTUAL 'WHITE OUT' CONDITION EXISTED AT THE TIME.

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

VFR FLIGHT INTO IMC..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER ALTITUDE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..SNOW


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..WHITEOUT

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