NTSB Identification: ANC86LA006.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29390.
Accident occurred Sunday, October 27, 1985 in ANCHORAGE, AK
Aircraft: CESSNA 182L, registration: N3339R
Injuries: 2 Serious.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

AIRCRAFT STALLED AND CRASHED INTO TREES AT TAKEOFF END OF PRIVATE AIRSTRIP. SEVERAL WITNESSES REPORTED SEEING BIG PIECES OF CRUSTED SNOW AND ICE FLYING OFF THE AIRCRAFT DURING THE TAKEOFF RUN AND CLIMB. TAKEOFF WAS MADE UP HILL CONTRARY TO PUBLISHED PROCEDURES.

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ICE/FROST REMOVAL FROM AIRCRAFT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..UPHILL


Contributing Factors

OVERCONFIDENCE IN AIRCRAFT'S ABILITY..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WRONG RUNWAY..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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