NTSB Identification: ANC85FA163A.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29393.
Accident occurred Sunday, August 25, 1985 in MT. PALMER, AK
Aircraft: CESSNA 180H, registration: N417GP
Injuries: 6 Fatal.
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.
AIRCRAFT COLLIDED WITH PIPER J-5 AND CRASHED ON MOUNTAIN SIDE. J-5 WAS SIGHTSEEING AND CESSNA WAS SPOTTING SHEEP. TWO AIRCRAFT IMPACTED ONE-QUARTER MILE APART. SCATTERED CLOUDS WERE REPORTED ABOUT 300 FEET ABOVE THE POINTS OF GROUND IMPACT.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND
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