NTSB Identification: ANC84LA046.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23889.
Accident occurred Saturday, March 17, 1984 in SOLDOTNA, AK
Aircraft: CESSNA 180H, registration: N9762G
Injuries: 1 Minor.

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 THE LEFT WING OF THE ACFT STRUCK SMALL SPRUCE TREES DURING LANDING. HE STATED THAT THE ACFT TOUCHED DOWN 'OFF BALANCE AND POINTED AT TWO PARKED PLANES.' HE APPLIED POWER FLEW OVER THE PARKED ACFT BUT COULD NOT AVOID A LARGE TREE.

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

PROPER DESCENT RATE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLARE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LACK OF RECENT EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GO-AROUND..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND

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