NTSB Identification: CHI84LA074.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23580.
Accident occurred Monday, January 02, 1984 in SAUK RAPIDS, MN
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150, registration: N82667
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 PLT STATED THAT WHILE LANDING ON A SNOW COVERED FIELD ONE OF THE LANDING SKIS BROKE WHEN IT STRUCK A DIRT MOUND BELOW THE SNOW. THE ACFT CARTWHEELED AND FLIPPED OVER.

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

UNSUITABLE TERRAIN OR TAKEOFF/LANDING/TAXI AREA..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,SKI ASSEMBLY..FAILURE,PARTIAL


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOW COVERED


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIDDEN OBSTRUCTION(S)

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