NTSB Identification: ANC84LA106.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24394.
Accident occurred Wednesday, June 27, 1984 in ANCHORAGE, AK
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150, registration: N99PJ
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 MADE AN OFF ARPT LANDING IN A SOFT FIELD CAMOUFLAGED BY TALL WEEDS & MARSH GRASS. HE THOUGHT THE TERRAIN WAS DRY, BUT THE SOIL WAS WET & SOFT, & AFTER A VERY SHORT ROLL, THE ACFT NOSED OVER.

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..HIGH VEGETATION


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..WET

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