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


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..NONE SUITABLE


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOWBANK


Contributing Factors

FUEL SYSTEM..CONTAMINATION

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