NTSB Identification: ANC85LA098.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27563.
Accident occurred Wednesday, June 19, 1985 in NORTHWAY, AK
Aircraft: CESSNA 180, registration: N5159E
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.

DURING ARRIVAL, THE PLT LANDED THE TAIL WHEEL EQUIPPED ACFT ON RWY 22 WITH A X-WIND FROM 290 DEG AT 8 KTS. AFTER TOUCHDOWN, THE ACFT ENTERED A GROUND LOOP & WAS DAMAGED. A CHECK OF THE PLT'S BLOOD SHOWED AN ALCOHOL LEVEL OF 0.249%.

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:

IMPAIRMENT(ALCOHOL)..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND

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