NTSB Identification: ANC84LA081.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24392.
Accident occurred Saturday, June 02, 1984 in SKWENTNA, AK
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150, registration: N63964
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 SELECTED A MARSHY SOFT TUNDRA FOR A LANDING. THE ROLLOUT WAS LONGER THAN INTENDED. BEFORE STOPPING, THE ACFT LANDING GEAR SANK INTO THE MUSKEG & THE ACFT NOSED OVER. THE PLT STATED THAT NO DEFICIENCIES WERE NOTED IN EQUIPMENT.

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

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..WET

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