NTSB Identification: ANC85LA068.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28146.
Accident occurred Monday, April 22, 1985 in WHITTIER, AK
Aircraft: CESSNA A152AEROBAT, registration: N761UC
Injuries: 2 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 PILOT IN COMMAND FAILED TO PERFORM AN ADEQUATE RECONNAISANCE OF THE AIRPORT PRIOR TO LANDING AND DID NOT AVAIL HIMSELF OF ALL INFORMATION CONCERNING THE RUNWAY CONDITIONS.

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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:

UNSUITABLE TERRAIN OR TAKEOFF/LANDING/TAXI AREA..NOT OBTAINED..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:

PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOW COVERED

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