NTSB Identification: ANC85LAA04.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28601.
Accident occurred Monday, September 16, 1985 in FAIRBANKS, AK
Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-160, registration: N8525D
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 LEFT WING TIP CONTACTED THE RWY AND THE LEFT HORIZONTAL STABILIZER CONTACTED A SIGN FOLLOWING A LOSS ON CONTROL DURING LANIDNG. THE PLT REPORTED BEING AWARE OF THE RIGHT QUARTERING X-WIND BUT THE ACFT BOUNCED DURING THE INITIAL TOUCHDOWN. THE LEFT WING TIP AND LEFT GEAR CONTACTED THE RWY FIRST AND THE ACFT VEERED OFF THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE RWY WHERE THE STABILIZER CONTACTED A SMALL SIGN.

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

RECOVERY FROM BOUNCED LANDING..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

FLARE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND

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