NTSB Identification: ANC84LA030.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23606.
Accident occurred Wednesday, January 11, 1984 in WASILLA, AK
Aircraft: CESSNA 206, registration: N29142
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 ACFT CRASHED INTO A HEAVELY WOODED AREA AFTER ENCOUNTERING IMC WEATHER CONDITIONS AND LOSING POWER ON THE ENGINE. HEAVY ICING AND FREEZING RAIN WERE REPORTED IN THE AREA. THE PLT STATED THAT HE COULD NOT MAINTAIN VFR CONDITIONS ON TOP DUE TO RAISING CLOUD COVER.

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

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

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

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..ICING CONDITIONS


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..SNOW


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND


Contributing Factors

INDUCTION AIR CONTROL/SYSTEM..ICE

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