NTSB Identification: ANC85LA147.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28182.
Accident occurred Monday, August 05, 1985 in CHICKALOON FLAT, AK
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N61684
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 MADE AN OFF-ARPT LANDING ON AN AREA OF CLAY SILT WITH SPARSE GRASS. AFTER SLOWING THE ACFT TO ABOUT 20 TO 25 MPH, THE NOSEWHEEL WENT INTO A SHALLOW GULLY OF SOFT CLAY. THE ACFT THEN STOPPED ABRUPTLY & NOSED OVER.

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

UNSUITABLE TERRAIN OR TAKEOFF/LANDING/TAXI AREA..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH

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