NTSB Identification: ANC84LA100.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24308.
Accident occurred Sunday, June 24, 1984 in FLATHORN LAKE, AK
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18, registration: N4164Z
Injuries: 2 Serious,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.

ACCORDING TO THE PASSENGERS,THE PLT WAS FLYING AT APRX 250 FT WHEN THEY SAW A BEAR. AFTER STARTING A LEFT TURN, THE NOSE OF THE ACFT DROPPED. ONE PASSENGER SAID THE PLT MADE A TIGHT TURN BEFORE THE PLANE LOST ITS LIFT. THE OTHER PASSENGER STATED THAT THE ACFT SPIRALED TO THE GROUND.

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIVERTED ATTENTION..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL/SPIN..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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