NTSB Identification: ANC84LA057.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23509.
Accident occurred Sunday, April 15, 1984 in ANCHORAGE, AK
Aircraft: CESSNA 180, registration: N4747U
Injuries: 2 Minor,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.

THE PLT ENCOUNTERED IMC WX CONDITIONS & ELECTED TO MAKE A WATER LANDING. ALSO, HE STATED THAT HE ENCOUNTERED A WHITE-OUT CONDITION JUST PRIOR TO LANDING. SHORTLY AFTER TOUCHING DOWN, THE ACFT STRUCK A SAND BAR & NOSED OVER.

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

PRECAUTIONARY LANDING..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

VFR FLIGHT INTO IMC..CONTINUED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CLOUDS


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..LOW CEILING


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SAND BAR



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..SNOW


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..WHITEOUT

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