NTSB Identification: ANC85LA126.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29569.
Accident occurred Thursday, July 18, 1985 in GLENNALLEN, AK
Aircraft: CHAMPION 7KCAB, registration: N9045L
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 MADE A LOW PASS OVER THE AIRSTRIP FROM SOUTH TO NORTH AND UP0N REACHING THE DEPARTURE END BEGAN A RIGHT HAND TURN AT 50 TO 75 FOOT ABOVE GROUND LEVEL. UPON REACHING 30 TO 40 DEGREES ANGLE OF BANK, HE LOST CONTROL OF THE AIRPLANE. INSPECTION REVEALED NO MECHANICAL DISCREPANCIES AND THE PILOT-IN-COMMAND REPORTED THE WIND TO BE FROM 360 DEGREES AT 5 KNOTS.

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:

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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