NTSB Identification: ANC85LA152.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29023.
Accident occurred Saturday, August 17, 1985 in ANCHORAGE, AK
Aircraft: PIPER PA-12, registration: N3365M
Injuries: 1 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 REPORTED SUFFICIENT ALT COULD NOT BE OBTAINED TO CLEAR TREES DURING TAKEOFF. THE ACFT STALLED AND THE RIGHT WING CONTACTED THE WATER RESULTING IN THE ACFT CARTWHEELING.INVESTIGATION REVEALED THE ACFT WAS OVER GROSS WEIGHT AND CG WAS BEYOND THE AFT LIMIT.

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

AIRSPEED..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRCRAFT PERFORMANCE,CLIMB CAPABILITY..EXCEEDED

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