NTSB Identification: ANC85LA116.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29068.
Accident occurred Thursday, June 27, 1985 in PORT LIONS, AK
Aircraft: PIPER J-3/100, registration: N22AK
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 PLT LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL OF THE ACFT DURING A TOUCH AND GO LANDING. THE ACFT VEERED OFF THE RWY AND CONTACTED BOULDERS. THE PLT REPORTED TO BYSTANDERS AT THE ACCIDENT SITE THAT IT HAD BEEN A LONG TIME SINCE HE HAD FLOWN AN ACFT EQUIPPED WITH HEEL BRAKES.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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