NTSB Identification: ANC86LA016.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29388.
Accident occurred Sunday, December 15, 1985 in WASILLA, AK
Aircraft: PIPER PA-20, registration: N7773K
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.

AIRCRAFT LOST CONTROL DURING LANDING AND CRASHED INTO ANOTHER PRIVATE AIRCRAFT. WITNESS REPORTED SEEING AIRCRAFT MAKE A FAST APPRAOCH, LAND LONG, GROUND LOOP AND SLIDE SIDE WAYS INTO PARKED AERONCA. WITNESS STATED THAT AIRCRAFT LANDED WITH A TAILWIND,WHILE PILOT REPORTED A HEADWIND.

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PERFORMANCE DATA..DISREGARDED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GO-AROUND..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

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


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..AIRCRAFT PARKED/STANDING



Contributing Factors

INADEQUATE SURVEILLANCE,INADEQUATE PROCEDURE..COMPANY/OPERATOR MGMT


Contributing Factors

QUALIFICATION..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

INSUFFICIENT STANDARDS/REQUIREMENTS,AIRMAN..COMPANY/OPERATOR MGMT


Contributing Factors

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


Contributing Factors

OVERCONFIDENCE IN PERSONAL ABILITY..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

INSUFFICIENT STANDARDS/REQUIREMENTS,AIRMAN..FAA(ORGANIZATION)


Contributing Factors

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OVERCONFIDENCE IN AIRCRAFT'S ABILITY..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

ALL AVAILABLE RUNWAY..NOT USED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

PRESSURE..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

LACK OF FAMILIARITY WITH AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

LACK OF FAMILIARITY WITH GEOGRAPHIC AREA..PILOT IN COMMAND

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