NTSB Identification: ANC85LA173.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28418.
Accident occurred Sunday, September 08, 1985 in RAINEY PASS, AK
Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BL-65, registration: N27696
Injuries: 1 Minor,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 WAS TAKING OFF ON A STRIP OF TUNDRA ABOUT 1000 FT LONG IN CALM WIND CONDITIONS. DURING THE TAKEOFF ROLL, HE LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL & THE ACFT GROUND LOOPED & WAS DAMAGED. NO MECHANICAL PROBLEMS WERE REPORTED.

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:

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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