NTSB Identification: ANC85FA130.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29025.
Accident occurred Wednesday, July 17, 1985 in ALEXANDER LAKE, AK
Aircraft: PIPER PA-22/20, registration: N3445Z
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE PLT LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL OF THE ACFT DURING TAKEOFF AND THE ACFT ROLLED INTO ROUGH TERRAIN ALONG SIDE OF THE RWY WHERE IT NOSED OVER.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN

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