NTSB Identification: ANC85FA136.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29283.
Accident occurred Saturday, July 27, 1985 in ANCHORAGE, AK
Aircraft: CESSNA 180H, registration: N71RD
Injuries: 1 Minor,1 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 PILOT ATTEMPTED TO TAKEOFF UPHILL FROM A SHORT AIRSTRIP WITH A STEEP INCLINE DURING A NO WIND CONDITION. THE AIRPLANE DRIFTED OFF THE CENTERLINE AFTER LIFTOFF AND STRUCK THREE PARKED AIRPLANES BEFORE HITTING TREES AND TURNING OVER. UPHILL TAKOFFS ARE NOT AUTHORIZED AT THIS PRIVATELY OWNED AIRSTRIP.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER ALIGNMENT..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..AIRCRAFT PARKED/STANDING


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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