NTSB Identification: ANC84LA099.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24468.
Accident occurred Sunday, June 24, 1984 in ANCHORAGE, AK
Aircraft: INTERSTATE S-1B2, registration: N62AT
Injuries: 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 REPORTED THAT HE BEGAN TAKING OFF ON RWY 31 WITH AN 8 KT X-WIND, BUT AFTER HE STARTED ROLLING, HE NOTICED THE WIND HAD CHANGED TO 'DOWNWIND.' THE PLANE 'SEEMED TO PULL HARD TO THE LEFT' & HE COULD NOT MAINTAN RWY ALIGNMENT. AS THE ACFT APCHD THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RWY, HE THOUGHT HE HAD SUFFICIENT SPEED TO FLY. THE ACFT DEPARTED THE RWY & LANDED IN A SWAMP, ABOUT 75 FT OFF THE RWY. THE PLT NOTED THAT HE SHOULD HAVE ABORTED THE TAKEOFF.

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

ABORTED TAKEOFF..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LIFT-OFF..PREMATURE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..IMPROPER..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


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND



Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..WET


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT

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