NTSB Identification: ANC85LA058.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27240.
Accident occurred Saturday, March 23, 1985 in KENAI, AK
Aircraft: CESSNA 180, registration: N91224
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 ACFT COLLIDED WITH A SNOW BANK DURING A FORCED LNDG AFTER THE ENG WENT TO IDLE PWR DURING TAKEOFF. THE RT WING CONTACTED THE SNOW BANK & TURNED THE ACFT SO THAT THE ENG COWLING WAS ALSO DAMAGED. THE ONLY MALFUNCTION NOTED DURING THE INVESTIGATION WAS CONTAMINATION OF FUEL SAMPLES FROM THE FUEL LINES & LEFT FUEL TANK.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:AIRCRAFT PREFLIGHT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND
TERRAIN CONDITION..NONE SUITABLE
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